2 dead in shooting at university residence hall in Texas

COMMERCE, Texas (AP) –

UPDATE 4:24 pm 2/3/2020: Officials say two women were killed and a child was wounded in a shooting at a dormitory at a university in Texas. A recommendation for students and employees to shelter in place was lifted early Monday afternoon at Texas A&M University-Commerce, and police said there appeared to be no other threats. Officials have not identified the suspected shooter. University police Chief Bryan Vaughn said officers responding to a call at about 10:17 a.m. found two dead women at Pride Rock residence hall. He said a boy about 2 years old was taken to a local hospital. He was in stable condition.

Original story 2:54 pm, 2/3/2020:

Authorities say two people were killed and a third person wounded in a shooting at a dormitory at a Texas university. Students and employees were told to shelter in place as a precaution after the shooting Monday at Texas A&M University-Commerce. The university says there were three gunshot victims at its Pride Rock residence hall, and two were confirmed dead. The third person was taken to a hospital. Classes have been canceled for the day.


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