Just saw this flash by on the news. Anyone know what's going on?
Texas A&M: Active shooter on campus apprehended
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M University says a shooter has been taken into custody near its campus in College Station.
College Station police spokeswoman Rhonda Seaton tells CNN multiple people have been shot, including law enforcement, but she doesn't know the extent of the injuries. Multiple calls to Seaton's cellphone from The Associated Press have gone straight to voicemail.
The university issued an alert on its website just before 12:30 p.m. Monday warning of an active shooter near the campus football stadium, Kyle Field. The warning tells residents and students to avoid the area.
Seaton says the shooting happened within a block or two of campus sometime before 12:45 p.m. She says police have one suspect in custody.
College Station lies about 90 miles northwest of Houston.
Quoting CrazyLife1996:Has any deaths been reported?
Don't think so, just found this.
Shooter apprehended near Texas A&M campus, police say
A shooter has been apprehended by police near the Texas A&M campus in College Station, the university reported Monday.
According to KCEN-TV, six people, including two police officers, were shot about a block away from the school's campus. A local newspaper called The Eagle, citing audio from police scanners, also reported two officers were wounded in the apparent shootout.
A spokeswoman for the College Station Police Department told KBTX-TV that says "there are no confirmed fatalities at this point" and that there is "no longer a danger to the public."
A member of KBTX-TV film's crew said at least one of the shooting victims was a police officer.
Texas A&M issued an alert on its website just before 12:30 p.m. on Monday warning of an active shooter near the campus' football stadium, according to the Associated Press.
The shooting occurred near Highlands and Fidelity Streets in College Station, just south of the George Bush Drive and east of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum.
Suspected gunman in custody after shooting near the Texas A&M campus
A gunman in what authorities are calling a possible "mass casualty" situation near the Texas A&M University campus is in custody, according to the university's emergency notification system.
The shooting occurred in the 200 block of Fidelity Drive southeast of Kyle Field near the Aggie Softball Complex in College Station, police said.
College Station Mayor Nancy Berry said two police officers and a constable are in the hospital, said her son Matthew Berry, ESPN sports analyst, on Twitter, though no information on their injuries is available.
One of the officers died, according to The Eagle newspaper in Bryan/College Station.
A 12:29 p.m. alert from the campus emergency notification system said, "Avoid Area. CSPD reports an active shooter in the area immediately southeast of the intersection of Welborn Rd and George Bush Drive. Please avoid the area. Residents in the immediate area need to remain inside their residence."
At 12:44 p.m., the College Station Police Department reported it had the shooter in custody.
This story is developing. Check back for details.
One of two officers shot during an incident on Fidelity Street in College Station has died, according to several sources.
At least five people were taken to the College Station Medical Center but it wasn’t known if all were gunshot victims.
The incident appears to have unfolded about 12:15 p.m. at a house in the historical district of the city close to George Bush Drive. The Eagle’s police scanner early on picked up dispatchers saying that two officers were wounded. Initial reports state one was a constable.
Authorities confirmed that the suspect was in custody; it wasn’t clear if gunfire was exchanged. The person apparently was barricaded in a home for a short period.
Officials at the scene would not release any information, other than to say the public was not in danger. It wasn’t clear how many people were shot and if any civilians were wounded, but initial scanner reports said hospitals should expect “mass casualties.”
Assistant Police Chief Scott McCollum said officers were on the scene and they’d have more information shortly.
Texas A&M released a Code Maroon warning at 12:29 p.m. advising all students, staff and members of the public to avoid the area southeast of Wellborn Road and George Bush Drive, and to stay inside if they lived on Fidelity Street. A second warning was issued at 12:44 stating the shooter was in custody, but people should continue to avoid the area.
Wellborn Road near the Texas A&M campus is shut down.
Oh Look more gun violence must be Monday.
Shooting Near Texas A&M Campus Leaves 1 Officer Dead
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