- Police in Texas are on the hunt for a gunman who shot a mature student on the campus of Victoria College in Texas , southeast of San Antonio on Monday night
- The alert was raised shortly after 7:05 pm prompting the college to go into lockdown and order all students to secure doors and remain indoors
- Law enforcement discovered a 30-year-old man in the Victoria College parking lot with gunshot wounds and was taken to hospital
Police in Texas are on the hunt for a gunman who shot a mature student on the campus of Victoria College in Texas, southeast of San Antonio on Monday night.
The alarm was raised just after 7:05pm when the college issued an alert to all student to ‘lock doors and remain inside.’
A 30-year-old man, who was a registered student at the college, was found in the parking lot of Victoria College with gunshot wounds.
He was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening gunshot injuries.
Victoria Police said the alarm was raised just after 7:05pm on Monday evening when the college issued an alert to all student to ‘lock doors and remain inside’
Currently word is that two are dead,’ one user on X, Jon Mark wrote
The community college was placed into lockdown as soon as gunshots rang out on campus
An alert by Victoria College sent to all students said there were reports of shots being fired at the Continuing Education Center Building.
The suspects behind the shooting had fled by the time Victoria Police arrived on the scene.
The campus was placed into lockdown while police carry out their hunt for the suspect but by 9pm it was lifted.
Victoria College and Victoria Police Department (VPD) officers worked to secure VC’s the main campus following the incident.
VPD officers released students and employees building by building by escorting them directly to their vehicles.
Those still on campus were urged to stay indoors until authorities came to get them.
Early reports from X suggested that two people had been shot and killed, but police only mentioned a single casualty during an 8pm press conference held on campus.
‘I feel sick. My friend is a professor there and had night class tonight and decided to dismiss class early. They left before the shooting began. Currently word is that two are dead,’ one user on X, Jon Mark wrote.
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