BRYAN (TEXAS): At least one particular person was killed and a number of others wounded in a shooting at an industrial park in central Texas on Thursday, police stated, the newest in a number of episodes of lethal mass gun violence within the United States over the previous three weeks.
Lieutenant Jason James, a spokesman for the police division in Bryan, Texas, stated in a phone interview broadcast by CNN that the shooting unfolded at a enterprise the place (*1*)
City Police Chief Eric Buske later advised reporters the gunman was apparently an worker of the enterprise the place the shooting came about, Kent Moore Cabinets, and that he believed the suspect had been taken into custody.
The shooting left one particular person useless on the scene and 4 others struck by gunfire, the chief stated. A fifth particular person was taken to the hospital affected by an obvious bronchial asthma assault, in response to Buske.
The violence follows a string of greater than a half-dozen lethal mass shootings throughout the United States since mid-March, together with rampages that killed eight individuals at Atlanta-area spas, 10 individuals at a grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, and 4 individuals, together with a 9-yr-outdated boy in Orange, California.
On Wednesday, a former skilled soccer participant shot and killed a outstanding South Carolina physician, his spouse, two grandchildren and one other man earlier than taking his personal life at his residence a brief distance away, authorities stated on Thursday.
The newest shooting in Texas on Thursday got here hours after (*4*) Joe Biden and his Attorney General Merrick Garland introduced restricted measures to deal with a surge in US gun violence in recent times.