COMMERCE, Texas (AP) — Two people were killed and a third person was wounded after a shooting Monday at a residence hall at a university in Texas, police said.
Students and employees were told to shelter in place as a precaution after the shooting Monday at Texas A&M University-Commerce. The university said there were three gunshot victims at its Pride Rock residence hall, and two people were confirmed dead.
The third person was taken to a hospital. Classes have been canceled for the day.
Commerce is about 65 miles northeast of Dallas.
There have been 2 confirmed deaths. The third victim has been taken to the hospital for treatment. UPD has stationed officers throughout campus, including all key gathering points, for the safety of the campus community.— A&M-Commerce (@tamuc) February 3, 2020
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The school's Twitter account indicted that all classes have been canceled for the rest of the day at its Commerce campus.
The school says the dorm involved is Pride Rock. It is a three-story residence hall open to first-year students.