NC University students fatally shot at party were innocent bystanders


GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say two North Carolina university students who were shot and killed at a party were innocent bystanders to a fight that broke out.

Greensboro police Cpl. M.D. Matthews tells the News & Record of Greensboro ( ) there’s no evidence the two students at North Carolina A&T State University were part of fight that broke out Sunday morning.

A Greensboro Police news release named the victims at 19-year-old Alisia Dieudonne of Homewood, Illinois, and 21-year-old Amhad Campbell of Kittrell, North Carolina.

Police located Dieudonne and Campbell shot inside the residence sometime after 2 a.m. Sunday.

The student who held the party, 20-year-old Nicholas Jeffers, says he told everyone to leave when a fight broke out. He says another fight started outside, and he heard three shots fired.

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