Two people were killed and another person was injured in a shooting at a Texas A&M University-Commerce residence hall, the school announced on Twitter Monday.
The incident occurred in the school’s Pride Rock residence hall, according to the college’s tweets.
There have been 2 confirmed deaths. The third victim has been taken to the hospital for treatment. UPD has stationed officers throughout campus, including all key gathering points, for the safety of the campus community.— A&M-Commerce (@tamuc) February 3, 2020
We will continue to share updates as they are available.
The school canceled classes for the day and urged students to shelter in place, but it later posted another update saying it was safe to move around.
Police are still investigating the shooting. The victims have not yet been named, though multiple outlets, including NBC DFW, KWTX and ABC News, report that the deceased victims are two women, while the wounded victim is a child.
The child was hospitalized in stable condition.
The shooting was reported at 10:17 a.m. local time inside Pride Rock, a co-ed residence hall that houses freshmen.
The shooter has not yet been identified.
“Our hearts go out to everyone in the community who has been impacted by this tragedy,” Mark Rudin, president of Texas A&M University-Commerce, stated, according to ABC News. “The health and safety of our students is always our top priority.”
This is a breaking news story and will be updated as news develops.