Coastal Carolina University resumed classes Wednesday after a sophomore was shot to death outside his dormitory building, officials said.
Anthony Darnell Liddell, 19, a sophomore from Bennettsville, S.C., died after the shooting around 7:20 p.m. Tuesday at a residence hall complex near the campus, school spokesman Doug Bell told the Los Angeles Times by telephone.
There was no immediate motive in the shooting, Tom Berry of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division told The Times.
"Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Anthony Liddell," school President David DeCenzo said in a prepared statement.
"Tragedies such as these anywhere in our society are senseless. Precious loss of life at such an early age affects us all. Our primary goal is to ensure the safety and security of our students. We will continue to do all that we can with all the resources necessary to make sure that our students are safe and secure. We only pray that an event like this never happens on our campus or any college campus again."