School spokesman Doug Bell said the shooting Tuesday night occurred at University Place, which is adjacent to S.C. Highway 544. He said all students and personnel have been requested to stay indoors. Bell said he had no information about when the shooting occurred or whether anyone was wounded.
According to the school’s website, University Place houses almost 2,000 students.
Coastal Carolina University has an enrollment of slightly more than 9,000 students. Its website says there are 72 buildings on campus covering 630 acres. The school, founded in 1954, is located in Conway, 15 miles northwest of Myrtle Beach.