Reuters news service reported that multiple people, including law enforcement officers, were shot on Monday when a gunman opened fire near Texas A&M University in College Station. The gunman reportedly fired from inside a home about two blocks from the campus, and the university issued a “code maroon” warning, letting students and employees know that an “active shooter” was in the area west of campus and instructing them to stay away.
When incidents like this happen, chaos reigns, and that situation is in full effect as reports continue to come in from Texas.
CNN.com reported that three people were killed, including the gunman. This came in an hour ago.
Rhonda Seaton, a spokeswoman with the College Station police department, told CNN that the three people killed were the constable, the man authorities say opened fire on law enforcement officers and an unidentified civilian.
A few minutes earlier, Asst. Chief Scott McCollum, from the same police department, told reporters that at least four people — two law enforcement officers and two civilians — were shot in the incident, which occurred around noon just a few blocks from the Texas A&M campus.
The dead included Brian Bachman, the constable for Brazos County, according to McCollum.
Sixteen minutes ago numerous news sources, including Reuters, ABC and CBS stated that at least one law enforcement officer and one civilian were killed in the incident. These sources reported that Police did shoot the gunman but then took him into custody. They have not reported that the gunman was killed.
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