Person opens fire in horror mass shooting

 

One person is dead and at least five others are injured after a person reportedly opened fire inside a warehouse in Bryan, Texas.

The suspect is now in custody and is believed to be an Kent Moore Cabinets, where the shooting took place, according to KBTX.

Bryan Chief of Police Eric Buske told the employee showed up at the company's headquarters and began shooting near the warehouse. Police were called to the scene just before 2.30pm on Thursday (local time).

 

 

 

One person is dead and at least five others suffered gunshot wounds. Picture: KXAN
One person is dead and at least five others suffered gunshot wounds. Picture: KXAN

One person died at the scene and five others were hospitalised with gunshot wounds. At least four of those people are in critical condition. A sixth person was also hospitalised after suffering from an asthma attack.

Authorities said a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper was also shot while pursuing a suspect in relation to the shooting. The trooper is in a serious but stable condition.

Mr Buske said the person was gone by the time police arrived.

Kent Moore Cabinets released a statement saying the company was "devastated" by the events at the Bryan manufacturing facility.

"Our hearts go out to the families and the loved ones of those affected. We want to thank the many members of our law enforcement teams and other emergency personnel who responded so quickly," the company said.

"We are fully co-operating with law enforcement during the investigation of this horrible crime. We ask that you respect the privacy of the family members of those who were involved.

 

More to come.

 

Originally published as Person opens fire in horror mass shooting


‘Serene’ glamping-style eco retreat coming to Whitsundays

Premium Content ‘Serene’ glamping-style eco retreat coming to Whitsundays

Just eight minutes from Airlie Beach, the wheelchair-friendly site features organic...

Tourism to pay dearly for botched vaccine rollout

Premium Content Tourism to pay dearly for botched vaccine rollout

Queensland’s tourism sector will have to scrap revival plans

Best of Whitsunday: Nominate the Best Bakery now

Best of Whitsunday: Nominate the Best Bakery now

Which is the best bakery in Whitsunday? Nominations are now open to find the...