CHARLOTTE, NC. (THECOUNT) — The two victims in the Tuesday fatal shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte have been identified as 19-year-old Ellis Parlier, of Midland, and 21-year-old Riley Howell, of Waynesville.

Police have identified the suspect as 22-year-old Trystan Andrew Terrell.


Authorities have said Terrell used a pistol to open fire on students in a classroom building at UNC-Charlotte, killing two and wounding four.

His grandfather, Paul Rold of Arlington, Texas, says Terrell had moved to Charlotte two years ago with his father, reports PIX11.

Rold told The Associated Press that the actions don’t sound like his grandson. He said: “This is not in his DNA.”

Shots fired were reported at about 5:45 p.m. Tuesday. near the Kennedy Building at UNCC.

“Run, Hide, Fight. Secure yourself, immediately,” officials at UNCC tweeted.