Two Mass Shootings in Texas.. What We Know So Far…

FOX News-

A suspect believed to have shot a number of individuals in West Texas Saturday was shot and killed at a movie show in the town of Odessa, native police mentioned.

“There is no active shooter at this time,” the Midland Police Department reported on its Facebook web page.

The metropolis’s mayor, Jerry Morales, advised The New York Times at least two individuals have been killed and as much as 20 others have been injured, including “They are shooting at random.” An Odessa metropolis spokesman mentioned there have been roughly 20 accidents however didn’t give additional particulars. A metropolis spokesman additionally advised Fox News {that a} Texas state trooper was amongst these shot on Interstate 20.

Odessa Mayor David Turner advised Fox News there was one shooter who opened fireplace in Odessa after a police chase. Earlier, the Midland Police Department mentioned it believed there are two shooters in two separate autos. One suspect is alleged to be driving a gold or white small Toyota truck, whereas the opposite suspect is driving a U.S. Postal Service van.


ABC News-

A gunman or gunmen in a hijacked mail truck have been being searched for “shooting at random people” in Odessa, Texas, police warned.

Thirteen individuals have been shot and one suspect has been apprehended, mentioned Art Martinez, communications operator with Texas’ Department of Public Safety.

Odessa police didn’t specify the variety of accidents however mentioned a number of individuals have been shot.

Midland Memorial Hospital has acquired six sufferers, three of whom are in important situation, hospital officers mentioned. The different three sufferers are in secure situation.

“Everyone is encouraged to get off the road and use extreme caution!” mentioned Odessa police.

The Midland Police Department mentioned two suspected gunmen have been wished after reviews of a shooter at a Home Depot in Odessa.

“We believe there are two shooters in two separate vehicles. One suspect is believed to be at the Cinergy in Midland and the other is believed to be driving on Loop 250 in Midland,” mentioned Midland police. “The two vehicles in question are a gold/white small Toyota truck and a USPS postal van. Please stay away from these areas and stay indoors.”

Midland and Odessa are in western Texas, about 20 miles aside.


CNN News-

At least one individual was killed and 10 wounded in an energetic taking pictures state of affairs in West Texas, between the cities of Midland and Odessa, authorities mentioned.Police in Midland mentioned officers are in search of two shooters in two separate autos, a gold/white small Toyota truck and a US Postal Service van.

Devin Sanchez, a spokesman for the City of Odessa, mentioned there are 10 confirmed accidents with probably as much as 20 injured. There is one individual confirmed useless, he mentioned. One of those that was shot is a regulation enforcement officer, however it’s unclear if the officer is injured or useless, Sanchez mentioned.


BBC News-

At least one gunman was mentioned to have pushed around the western metropolis of Odessa and shot randomly at individuals.

A US Postal Service van is alleged to have been hijacked.

Police say a suspect has been shot and killed and there’s no energetic taking pictures incident at the moment, however reviews of different suspects are being investigated.

“A subject (possibly 2) is currently driving around Odessa shooting at random people,” Odessa Police mentioned in a Facebook publish.