Two students are dead after a house party shooting near North Carolina A&T State University, in Greensboro, police said.
The shots rang out around 2 a.m. Sunday after an altercation took place at what police officials described as a large party.
Police found two injured victims at the scene who were immediately transported to an area hospital, but died soon after.
The students were identified as Alisia Dieudonne, a sophomore computer science major from Homewood, Illinois, and Ahmad Campbell, a junior agriculture and environmental systems major from Kittrell, North Carolina.
The university said on its Facebook page that its Office of Counseling Services would be open Sunday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. for students seeking counseling services.
The school plans to hold a safety forum later today.
Police officials told NBC News there were no other injuries and the investigation is ongoing.