University Student Dies In Shooting Near Campus

CONWAY, S.C. (February 27, 2013)--A student at Coastal Carolina University died after a shooting near the campus in Conway.

Coastal Carolina University spokeswoman Martha Hunn said early Wednesday that Anthony Darnell Liddell, 19, of Bennettsville, S.C., died after the shooting Tuesday evening at University Place residence hall.

Police are looking for a suspect.

A statement from the school says university police Chief David Roper said there's no apparent threat to students, faculty or staff.

Residence halls remained on lockdown through the night, but classes were to be held as scheduled Wednesday.

The school said counseling services will be available for students.

Hunn says the shooting happened shortly before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Another resident at University Place said she heard four or five shots.

Kaitlin Eriksen said she saw a man fall against a car.


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