HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — Coastal Carolina University issued an alert Monday after shots were fired near campus.

The university said shots were fired in the area of Singleton Ridge Road and there is no threat to campus. Community members are asked to avoid the area.

Police said the shooting happened at about 3:45 p.m.

Just before 5 p.m., the university tweeted that activity was clear and normal activities could resume.

One person was hurt in the shooting, according to Horry County police. They are expected to survive.

Last week, police responded to shots fired on Carolina Road near campus. Police believe a stolen vehicle incident is connected to that shooting.

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