BRYAN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A suspect is in custody after a capturing that left one individual lifeless and 5 others injured, 4 of them critically, at a enterprise in Bryan, Texas, Thursday afternoon, police mentioned.
The incident occurred at a enterprise known as Kent Moore Cupboards close to FM 2818 and Stone Metropolis Drive.
Police mentioned one individual died on the scene and 5 others have been transported to a neighborhood hospital — 4 in important situation and one non-critical. A further individual was additionally transported for an bronchial asthma assault.
The Texas Division of Public Security confirmed a trooper was additionally shot in Grimes County whereas pursuing the suspected gunman. The trooper is in critical however secure situation, in line with the division.
The suspect was later recognized by police as Larry Bollin, 27, of Grimes County after he was apprehended within the small group of Bedias, about 25 miles northeast of Bryan. He was charged with homicide and booked into the Brazos County Jail. Any additional costs are unknown presently.
Police mentioned Bollin is an worker at Kent Moore Cupboards and used a handgun in the course of the incident.
An worker on the enterprise instructed KBTX that round 100 folks work contained in the constructing the place the capturing occurred. Witnesses additionally mentioned the shootings gave the impression to be focused, though a motive is unclear to this point.
Officers with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) responded to the capturing scene to research.
Gov. Greg Abbott issued a press release on the capturing:
“I’ve been working intently with the Texas Division of Public Security and the Texas Rangers as they help native legislation enforcement on a swift response to this legal act. Their efforts led to the arrest of the capturing suspect. The state will help in any method wanted to assist prosecute the suspect. Cecilia and I are praying for the victims and their households and for the legislation enforcement officer injured whereas apprehending the suspect.”
The capturing incident additionally compelled a close-by faculty, Jane Lengthy Intermediate Faculty, to enter lockdown however that has since been lifted.