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3 people shot in head in North Carolina condo complex

Three people were shot and killed Tuesday evening at a condominium complex in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, reports CBS Raleigh affiliate WRAL-TV.

The victims were shot in the head, sources told the station.

All three were pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

Craig Stephen Hicks, 46, of Chapel Hill, later turned himself in to the Chatham County Sheriff's Office, authorities said. He was being held without bond early Wednesday in the Durham County jail and was scheduled to make a court appearance Wednesday morning.

A campus crime alert from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was sent to students. The complex is located near campus.

Investigators haven't said what led to the shootings or whether the suspect knew the victims, identified as Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, of Chapel Hill, Yusor Mohammad, 21, of Chapel Hill, and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19, of Raleigh. Police say Barakat was a second year dentistry student who was married to Yusor, who planned to begin studying dentistry at the school in the fall, and that Yusor and Razan were sisters. Razan was also a UNC student.

Authorities said there was no reason to believe the public was in any danger.

The shootings came as a surprise to Bethany Boring, who encountered police cars, crime scene tape and people visibly upset when she stepped out of her home to walk her dog.

"It's a very quiet community," she remarked to WRAL. "It's a lot of graduate and professional students. You know, professionals' families."

Daniel Waggoner echoed Boring's description of the neighborhood.

"I'm up late. I come home late and it's always quiet when I get here," he said. "So I mean yeah, it's surprising."

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