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Shots Fired, Two Hit, at Massive North Carolina Rap Party

This Oct. 1, 2011, fi;e photo shows Rapper T.I., right, and Young Jeezy, left, performing during the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta. Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being shot Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at a Charlotte nightclub where rappers T.I., Young Jeezy and Yo Gotti were advertised to appear, a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police spokesman said. USA Today is reporting all three rappers were on stage during the shooting.(AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (TheBlaze/AP) — Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being shot Saturday at a Charlotte nightclub where rappers T.I., Young Jeezy and Yo Gotti were advertised to appear, a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police spokesman said.

This Oct. 1, 2011, fi;e photo shows Rapper T.I., right, and Young Jeezy, left, performing during the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta. Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being shot Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at a Charlotte nightclub where rappers T.I., Young Jeezy and Yo Gotti were advertised to appear, a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police spokesman said. USA Today is reporting all three rappers were on stage during the shooting.(AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

The Charlotte Observer reported a popular club at the N.C. Music Factory complex was hosting a "CIAA Weekend Takeover" party when shots rang out about 7 p.m. The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association has been holding its annual basketball tournament in Charlotte this week.

It's unclear whether the party was an officially sanctioned CIAA event.

Several videos posted to social media purported to capture the moment that shots rang out in the crowded venue — watch one below:

Other videos purported to capture the incident from different angles (content warning: strong language):

And just like that someone ruins a poppin day party. Praying for the people who are hurt #CIAA

A video posted by Baller Alert (@balleralert) on

Police spokesman Rob Tufano said several shot were fired. It's not clear who the suspect was targeting. No arrests have been made.

USA Today reported all three rappers were on stage during the shooting.

Rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs was scheduled to appear at 10 p.m.

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