- Two women were killed and a toddler was injured in a shooting at a Texas A&M University campus in Commerce, Texas, police said Monday.
- The shooting occurred at the Pride Rock Residence Hall, which is open to first-year students, the school told students via social media.
- Police have not yet said whether a suspect is in custody, WFAA reported.
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Two women were killed and a toddler was injured in a shooting at the Pride Rock Residence Hall at Texas A&M University on February 3, police said at a news conference on Monday afternoon.
The two-year-old child is in stable condition, according to campus police chief Bryan Vaughn, The Dallas Morning News reported. Police did not identify any victims or answer questions from reporters, according to the report.
Police said they discovered the victims after they received a call from a student at 10:17 a.m. local time. Police have not yet said whether a suspect is in custody, though they said they did not believe there was an additional threat to the community,WFAA reported.
The campus was in a shelter-in-place for about two hours, WFAA said. The order was lifted around 1:30 p.m. local time, according to tweet from the university, which is a satellite campus of A&M located in Commerce, Texas.
“The precautionary shelter in place recommendations have been lifted,” the school said in a tweet. “Due to the ongoing investigation, Pride Rock and surrounding areas are still blocked off.”
The Pride Rock Residence Hall is for first-year students at Texas A&M, according to the school’s website.
All classes on the campus have been cancelled for the remainder of Monday, WFAA reported.
Counselors are available on campus in the Rayburn Student Centre to assist any students who need “assistance coping with this situation,” Texas A&M said on Twitter.