The suspect is believed to be an worker of the Bryant, Texas cupboard enterprise the place the capturing occurred.
Not less than one particular person was killed and 4 others had been hospitalised in a capturing at a cupboard enterprise in Bryan, Texas, on Thursday, police mentioned.
Metropolis Police Chief Eric Buske advised reporters the gunman was apparently an worker of the enterprise the place the capturing occurred, Kent Moore Cupboards, and that he believed the suspect had been taken into custody.
BREAKING: Bryan Police say a suspect is in custody for the masa capturing at Kent Moore Cupboards. It’s believed he’s an worker of the enterprise. No motive. Unclear if he was alone. pic.twitter.com/sJEIG5XupH
— Rusty Surette (@KBTXRusty) April 8, 2021
The capturing left one particular person lifeless on the scene and 4 others struck by gunfire, the chief mentioned. A fifth particular person was taken to the hospital affected by an obvious bronchial asthma assault, in keeping with Buske.
Bryan Police Lieutenant Jason James mentioned officers from his division responded to stories of a capturing at 2:30pm native time (19:30 GMT) and located “a number of victims” on the cupboard enterprise.
The Bryan Police Division and native first responders responded to a capturing at 350 Stone Metropolis Dr. Officers on scene discovered a number of victims. All victims had been transported to native hospitals. The suspect continues to be at giant. That is nonetheless an lively investigation.
— Bryan Police Division (@BryanPolice) April 8, 2021
Workers of the enterprise had been interviewed, James mentioned, and witnesses had recognized a suspect.
“At this web site, when regulation enforcement confirmed up it was already over with,” James mentioned.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has despatched brokers and canines to the scene of the capturing, mentioned spokesman Deon Washington. He couldn’t present extra element on what occurred and mentioned “it’s a fairly quickly evolving scenario.”
— ATF Houston (@ATFHou) April 8, 2021
Police requested folks to avoid the enterprise.
Bryan is about 160km (100 miles) northwest of Houston.
The newest shootings come amid a string of latest mass shootings within the US. On Thursday, authorities mentioned a gunman in South Carolina fatally shot 5 folks, together with a distinguished physician, his spouse and their two grandchildren earlier than later killing himself.
Final month, a gunman killed 10 folks at a grocery store in Boulder Colorado. And on March 17, a gunman opened hearth at three therapeutic massage parlours in Georgia, killing eight folks.