Texas college shooting was between 2 people

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Update 3:26 p.m. 1/22/2013

HOUSTON (AP) -- Authorities say the shooting at a Texas community college was the result of an altercation between two people, and at least one was a student.

Harris County Sheriff's Maj. Armando Tello says a college maintenance man was injured in the crossfire.

Tello says officers were called to the Lone Star College System campus about 20 miles north of downtown Houston before 1 p.m. Tuesday.

He says another person was taken to a hospital for medical reasons.

Update 1:38 p.m. 1/22/2013

HOUSTON (AP) -- Authorities in Texas say three people have been wounded in a shooting at a Houston-area community college.

Harris County Sheriff's Maj. Armando Tello says three people had been wounded and a person of interest has been detained.

The shooting took place Tuesday at the Lone Star College System campus about 20 miles north of downtown Houston.

A college official says the campus has been placed in lockdown.

Update 12:42 p.m. 1/22/2013

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A law enforcement official says Texas authorities have at least one person in custody in connection to the Lone Star College campus shooting in Houston, and local authorities think there could potentially be a second shooter.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss an ongoing case. The official says multiple injuries have been reported.

The Houston-area community college is on lockdown amid reports of a shooter on campus. Lone Star College System issued an alert on its website telling students and faculty to take immediate shelter or avoid the campus.

ORIGINAL STORY

HOUSTON (AP) -- A college campus in Texas is on lockdown amid reports of a shooter on campus.

Lone Star College System issued an alert on its website Tuesday telling students and faculty on its Houston-area campus in north Harris County to take immediate shelter or avoid the campus. Spokesman Jed Young says there are reports of a shooter.

Aerial footage from local television stations shows emergency personnel attending to some people on stretchers and at least one being taken into an ambulance. Others can be seen running from a building led by officers.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office says it has no immediate details.


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