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Posted: February 27, 2013
Shooting Incident Update

February 27, 2013 12:40 a.m.

Coastal Carolina University has confirmed that Anthony Darnell Liddell, 19, a sophomore student from Bennettsville, died Tuesday as a result of a shooting incident at University Place residence hall.

CCU Department of Public Safety Police Chief David Roper has determined that currently there is no apparent threat to students, faculty or staff. Therefore, classes will be held on Wednesday as regularly scheduled.

CCU Counseling Services professionals and ministers will be on hand Wednesday at CCU's Lackey Chapel beginning at 8 a.m. to provide assistance to students. Counseling staff will also be available at the Grand Strand Activity House, located at University Place, and at Eaglin and Ingle residence halls. Counseling staff has also been assisting students at University Place since the incident was reported.

At 7:22 p.m. Tuesday, Horry County 911 Dispatch received a call reporting a shooting at the University Place residence hall at Coastal Carolina University. CCU Police and Conway City Police responded immediately. The victim was transported to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. The suspect left campus in a vehicle and, at the time of this message, is still at large. CCU Alert messages were sent out to students, faculty and staff, and the website was updated to provide information about the shooting as it became available.

Residence Halls remain under lockdown for the remainder of the night. S.C. Law Enforcement Division is conducting the investigation, assisted by CCU Public Safety. Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to contact CCU Dept. of Public Safety at 843-349-2177.

February 26,2013, 10:05 p.m.

At 7:22 p.m. today Coastal Carolina University Campus Police received a call reporting a shooting at the University Place residence hall at Coastal Carolina University.

The suspect left campus in a vehicle and is still at large. The victim has been transported to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach.

Students in classrooms have been allowed to go home. Residence Halls are still under lockdown. S.C. Law Enforcement Division has taken over the investigation, assisted by CCU Public Safety. Anyone who has information regarding this incident please contact CCU Dept of Public Safety at 843-349-2177.

February 26, 2013 9:20 p.m.

At 7:22 p.m. today Coastal Carolina University Campus Police received a call reporting a shooting at the University Place residence hall at Coastal Carolina University. CCU Campus Police and Conway Police responded immediately. The victim has been transported to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach. The suspect left campus in a vehicle and is still at large. All students and University personnel are requested to stay indoors. Anyone who has information contact CCU Dept of Public Safety at 843-349-2177.

February 26, 2013 8:31 p.m.

A shooting incident has occurred at University Place residence hall at CCU. The suspect is at large. All students and University personnel are requested to remain inside.

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