Shooting near Texas A&M University, shooter in police custody; Updated

Shooting near Texas A&M University, shooter in police custody; Updated

At least two people were shot today in College Station, Texas, near the Texas A&M campus. Reports are conflicting, with some saying that the people shot were officers:

#TEXAS U/D #BREAKING MASS SHOOTING: OVER 100 ROUNDS OF AUTOMATIC GUN FIRE REPORTED. 2 OFFICERS DOWN. GUN FIRE STILL BEING REPORTED. #911BUFF

— PzFeed Top News (@PzFeed) August 13, 2012

Multiple people, including law enforcement officers, shot near Texas A&M University – police spokeswoman on CNN

— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) August 13, 2012

KHOU in Houston says that the identities of the victims are still unknown:

Police said the suspect was firing shots from a house near the campus. A city spokesman said “multiple casualties” were involved in the incident, but was not confirmed whether those injured were officers or citizens.

BREAKING: Texas A&M says gunman apprehended near campus; residents warned to stay away from area

— The Associated Press (@AP) August 13, 2012

More: Police spokesperson says she doesn't know the extent of injuries in shooting near Texas A&M – @dallasnews http://t.co/T2G9VPUp

— Breaking News (@BreakingNews) August 13, 2012

We'll be posting updates on the mass shooting near the Texas A&M campus here http://t.co/U2gY4Ix3 + here on twitter.

— Dallas Morning News (@dallasnews) August 13, 2012

We will continue to monitor this story and bring you updates as it develops.

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Update:

KHOU is now reporting that six people, including two law enforcement officers, were shot.

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Update:

One of the officers wounded has been confirmed dead. Peace officer Brian Bachmann, 41, was shot while serving an eviction notice.

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Update:

One male civilian has been confirmed dead. A female civilian is currently undergoing surgery for her injuries.

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Update:

UPDATE: Three dead during shootout near Texas A&M, incl. the shooter http://t.co/nf5Z1w85 #TAMUshooting

— Dallas Morning News (@dallasnews) August 13, 2012

The condition of the wounded female civilian is still unknown. The second officer’s injuries are not life-threatening.

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Update:

UPDATE: College Station PD press release gives some details about the dead and wounded http://t.co/BRZIGFv3 #TAMUshooting

— Dallas Morning News (@dallasnews) August 13, 2012

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People have taken to Twitter to register their shock and sadness and to try to make sense of the senselessness:

ANOTHER shooting. This one at Texas A&M. What is wrong with people?!

— Jacquelyn Michäl (@jinxnumberfour) August 13, 2012

Thoughts and prayers going out to Texas A&M today. Can't believe this is the third time in the last month I've tweeted something like this.

— one_N (@jena_wall) August 13, 2012

So apparently there was a shooting at #A&M. I am praying for all the familys involved.

— Richie Dalby (@DalbyTheGreat) August 13, 2012

what the hell is wrong with people?! my prayers go out to Texas A&M

— Stephanie Campbell (@Stephanie1851) August 13, 2012

RT @hokieguru: Prayers to Texas A&M – I think we #Hokies are kindred brothers with them. #aTm #Aggies #tamu

— Al Jugo Mucho (@jugomucho) August 13, 2012

My heart goes out to Texas A&M University. Wow I was actually considering going there for grad school and hopefully working with the TTI.

— Asa Yoel (@AsaYoel) August 13, 2012

Praying for the victims of the Texas A&M shooting. #SECFamily #PrayForTAMU

— Caitlin Hunnicutt (@cait_hunn) August 13, 2012

Thoughts and prayers go out to those in the Texas A&M shooting. I am really sad about the recent violence in our country say a prayer today

— Dave Snyder (@DaveDdbig77) August 13, 2012

3 mass shootings in 4 weeks. Praying for the victims at #A&M. I wish our country would do something to stop this summer of violence.

— Kevin Saucedo-Broach (@kevsaucebro) August 13, 2012

https://twitter.com/agrego7/status/235083012331683840

Our prayers are with the families and friends of those killed and wounded in today’s tragedy.

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