Two Are Killed in N.C. Shooting Spree
A law student opened fire near the University of North Carolina on Thursday, killing another student and a bicyclist and wounding two people as he peppered the street with rifle shots, police said.
The man, identified as Wendell Williamson, 26, began shooting randomly with a semiautomatic M-1 as he walked along a downtown street around 2 p.m. EST. He wounded a police officer, but a student escaped unharmed when a bullet ricocheted off his keys.
The gunman was shot in the legs by police, then tackled by a bystander who was shot in the struggle. The gunman and the two wounded were taken to a hospital; none suffered life-threatening injuries.