Slain North Carolina college student confronted gunman, saved lives: police chief

Slain North Carolina college student confronted gunman, saved lives: police chief

Environmental studies student Riley Howell of Waynesville, North Carolina, one of two students killed in the Tuesday shooting, played a key role in ending the attack by a former student, said Kerr Putney, chief of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. Unfortunately he had to give his life to do so,” said Putney, a UNC Charlotte alumnus. “He took the assailant off his feet.” The other student killed in the shooting was Ellis Parlier, 19, officials said.

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