Live Updates: Multiple Fatalities in Shooting Near Texas A&M University
Several people have been shot near Texas A&M University and the shooter is among the dead, according to police. Law enforcement officers were shot and a constable is deceased. Another male civilian has also been declared dead. Residents are being told to stay away from the area, but officials say the public is no longer in danger after the initial lockdown.
Casey Stegall reported that according to local affiliate KBTX, a crew on the scene has confirmed that more than one law enforcement officer has been shot. The incident did not occur on the university’s campus, but close by in the city of College Station.
, 3:01p ET: Casey Stegall reports that two officers have been shot and at least one civilian. A police conference will be held shortly.
3:02p ET: Stephen Capps, a witness to the shooting, spoke to Shepard Smith saying that the shooter was apparently shooting from a building, which Capps guesses was the shooter’s home. Capps believes that a constable was shot on the man’s porch.
3:40p ET: Police say one officer -- a constable -- and one civilian were killed in the shooting. The Brazos County constable has been identified as 41-year-old Brian Bachmann. Watch the press conference here.
4:12p ET: The Associated Press reports that the gunman has died.
10:00p ET: From FoxNews.com -- Police say Thomas Alton Caffall, 35, opened fire on Brazos County Constable Brian Bachmann just after noon as the lawman brought an eviction notice. Both men were later pronounced dead at a hospital.
Stay tuned to Fox News Channel and Fox News Insider as more details come in on this fluid situation.