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Chapel Hill Shooting

On Feb. 10, police were notified of gunshots in the Summerwalk Circle area, in Finley Forest Condominiums. Three people were pronounced dead at the scene.

The victims are Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, of Chapel Hill; Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, 21, of Chapel Hill; and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19, of Raleigh. 

Deah Barakat was a second-year student in the UNC School of Dentistry; Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha was his wife and planned to start studying dentistry at UNC in the fall. The third victim, Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, was Yusor's sister and was a student at N.C. State University.

On Feb. 16, Craig Stephen Hicks, 46, of Chapel Hill, was indicted on three separate counts of first-degree murder, according to Chapel Hill police. He is being tried in Durham County Courts and is being held in the Durham County Jail without bond. Hicks is facing the death penalty

Thousands of students and community members gathered in the Pit for a vigil honoring the three students on Feb. 11.  N.C. State set up the Our Three Winners scholarship on Feb. 24.