Sergeant Jason James, spokesman Bryan Police Department, where the events occurred, confirmed at a press conference that the three deceased are: a police officer, the shooter and one civilian.
He further explained that a woman, which status is unknown, is in surgery at the College Station Medical Center and another officer was also hospitalized but “no serious injuries.”
University officials urged students and school staff not to leave the buildings and avoid an area near the boundaries of the campus since the shooting occurred a block from it.
Police said the suspect opened fire from a house near the campus in which he barricaded himself injured before being arrested, after which he was taken to hospital where he died.
The Deputy Chief Scott McCollum said the assailant was shot and then stopped.
An agent of the City of College Station and a woman were also injured by gunfire, said McCollum
The university issued an “alert” around 12:30 local time (15:30 GMT) through the website of the university, in which he reported shooting near the campus.
According to the same site, in fifteen minutes and had arrested a suspect in the shooting.
University officials urged students and school staff not to leave the buildings and avoid an area near the boundaries of the campus since the shooting occurred a block from campus.
Police said the suspect opened fire from a house near the campus in which entrenched before his arrest.
Also unknown for the moment the reasons for the shooting or if any casualty.
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