Mass Shooting At a Texas Office Park Kills 1 & Injures 6, Including 4 in a Critical Condition
According to the officials, a mass shooting in Byran, Texas, left one person dead, with six other victims injured and four other people in a critical condition.
The City of Bryan Police Department shared that officers responded to Stone City Drive for reports of a shooting on their Facebook page. When they arrived on the scene, they provided the victims with medical attention.
"On April 8, 2021, at approximately 2:30 pm, the Bryan Police Department responded to 350 Stone City Drive for reports of a shooting. Initial reports stated they were several injured individuals," the statement read.
The officers searched for the suspect, who had already fled the scene. Brazos County Sherriff's Office, with the assistance of other officials, secured the scene. The incident occurred at a cabinet-making business just outside of College Station.
A Department of Public Safety officer was also one of the victims shot. Four other victims were transported to St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital. One victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The suspect is reportedly in custody. Bryan Chief of Police Eric Buske said a person they believe to be an employee of Kent Moore Cabinets showed up at the company’s headquarters and began shooting near the warehouse.
The shooter was identified as Larry Winston Bollin. The 27-year-old was booked into the Brazos County Jail on Thursday night and charged with murder.
According to a database compiled by the Violence Project, there have been at least 29 shootings with four or more fatalities in the United States in the last five years.
Before that, many were seared into memories: San Bernardino, California, and Charleston. in 2015; Newtown, Connecticut and Aurora, Colorado, in 2012; Virginia Tech in 2007, among them.
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