It was reported near the Kennedy building.
The identities of the victims have not been released by officials.
The campus was placed on lockdown as soon as officials received reports of an active shooter.
That lockdown was eventually lifted on a building by building basis, according to officials.
A candlelight vigil is scheduled for students, faculty, alumni and allies of UNCC at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Gov. Roy Cooper traveled to UNCC Tuesday evening, and Rep. Alma Adams will be on campus to stand with them and the city Wednesday.
UNCC Chancellor Philip Dubois called this "the worst day in the history of UNC Charlotte" later Tuesday night at another press conference. »