A trooper with the Texas Section of Community Basic safety was shot even though pursuing the suspect, the division tweeted, and is in critical but steady condition.
Just one particular person was afterwards taken into custody in nearby Grimes County, Sheriff Donald Sowell explained to CNN, incorporating the incident could be connected to the industrial park shooting.
“Which is what we comprehend. We (are) suitable in the middle of all this,” Sowell reported.
Bryan Police gained a get in touch with all over 2:30 p.m. (3:30 p.m. ET) of an lively shooter at Kent Moore Cupboards, Chief Eric Buske stated.
Officers responded to the scene but the shooter was gone by the time officers received there, Buske stated.
He stated police identified at minimum a single man or woman lifeless and five folks shot. 4 of them have been taken to the clinic in vital condition and the fifth was in “noncritical” condition, Buske reported.
A sixth man or woman was taken to the clinic due to the fact of an bronchial asthma assault, he stated.
Buske experienced beforehand claimed 4 individuals ended up shot but afterwards up-to-date his statement.
Police believe that the gunman was an personnel of the business enterprise, Buske stated, and police are investigating the motive.
“It really is a small business so there’s a lot of workforce that have been within,” said Bryan Police Lt. Jason James, “and (police are) investigating who noticed what and how it all transpired.”
Following the capturing in Bryan, Gov. Greg Abbott stated in a statement the “point out will support in any way essential to assist prosecute the suspect.”
“Cecilia and I are praying for the victims and their families and for the regulation enforcement officer hurt while apprehending the suspect,” Abbott mentioned.
This tale has been up-to-date with new details from Bryan police on casualties.
CNN’s Chris Boyette and Paul P. Murphy contributed to this report.