A shooting near the campus of Texas A&M University has left a police officer killed and another injured, with other possible injured victims. The shooter is in custody.
On Monday afternoon a shooter started firing from a house one block away from the campus of Texas A&M around 12:15 p.m. The Eagle newspaper reported that a shooter was on Fidelity Street near G. Bush Drive.
Early reports said that two police officers were injured. The Eagle is that Constable Brian Bachman of Precint 1 was shot and killed while serving eviction papers at the house. Rhonda Seaton of the College Station Police Department told the Guardian "Officers were called to respond to an active shooting. We have multiple injuries including to law enforcement officers."
Police say the public was not in danger. It is not clear how many people were shot and if any of them were civilians, but police reports are saying that a civilian was also killed.
At 1:29 p.m. ET, the university released a Code Maroon warning, advising students, staff, and nearby residents to avoid the area southeast of Wellborn Road and George Bush Drive and to stay inside. A second announcement at 1:44pm said that she shooter was in custody.
Wellborn Road near the university campus is shut down.
There is no further information at this time.