College Station, Texas, police report that one police officer and two civilians are dead, including the gunman, after an early afternoon shooting near the Texas A&M Campus. Police say this may have been a case of an eviction gone wrong.
KTRK TV in Houston reports:
Three people, including a constable, have been killed in a shooting incident near the A&M campus in College Station.
According to College Station police, there were multiple crime scenes at which five people were shot. Constable Brian Bachmann, an unidentified civilian male and a suspect were killed. A College Station police officer was shot in the leg, and a female civilian was shot and injured. The officer is listed as stable. The female victim was taken into surgery at A&M St. Joseph Hospital.
The shootings apparently happened shortly after 1 pm EDT near the Texas A&M Football stadium.
The gunman fired shots from inside a home about two blocks from the campus, according to the university's alert.
The first calls came in at 1:12 EDT.
This shooting comes a bit more than a week after the mass murder at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin and weeks after a gunman shot and killed several people at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado. The Oak Creek shooter, killed himself after being shot by police. The alleged Aurora shooter, James Holmes, has been charged with 24 counts of first degree murder and 116 counts of attempted murder.