Charlotte Knights wear special hats to honor UNCC shooting victims

Charlotte Knights Baseball honored the victims of the UNC Charlotte shooting during Wednesday's game. (Credit: Charlotte Knights)

The Charlotte Knights honored victims of the shooting at the University of North Carolina Charlotte during Wednesday's game.

Knights players were wearing special hats in the 49ers color scheme. The team announced that a moment of silence would be held during the third inning. App users click here.

Two students were killed and four others injured after a gunman opened fire on campus Tuesday evening. Officers were able to subdue the suspect, a 22-year-old man, in minutes. The suspect is facing multiple charges, including murder and attempted murder.


North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper ordered all flags at state facilities, buildings and grounds Wednesday to be lowered to half-staff.

A vigil to honor the victims was planned for Wednesday evening on campus.