COMMERCE, Texas: At least two people have died after a triple shooting at a residence of Texas A&M Commerce Campus.
The university was set in lockdown. Students, faculty, and staff were asked to take shelter at the location until further instruction.
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Campus police said the shooting took place in the Pride Rock Residence Hall just before noon. Two people have been confirmed dead and a third person was taken to a nearby hospital on an unknown condition.
“Officers are being deployed throughout the campus. Please restrict movement until further notice, “Texas A&M Trade Police Department said on Twitter.
The University Authority said that the Rayburn Student Center was opened for additional shelter space. Classes were also canceled for the day.
Active criminal investigation at Pride Rock. Shelter in place until further notice. All classes are canceled for the remainder of the day and evening at the A&M-Commerce campus.
Additional sheltering space is available at the Club and in the ballrooms at Rayburn Student Center.
— A&M-Commerce (@tamuc) February 3, 2020
SKY4’s video showed several police cars surrounding the campus. Officers appeared in a crime scene tape wrap around the residence hall.
Trade ISD placed its schools in lockout mode as a precaution due to police activity at the university.
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