Shooting On Texas College Campus, School Official Says

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
At least two students were shot at Lone Star College on its Houston-area campus in Texas on Tuesday, a school official said. According to Jed Young, a spokesman for the school, the shooting began with an altercation "involving two individuals" shortly before 12:30 p.m. local time. Two people--one student and one employee--were shot in the crossfire, the spokesman said. The extent of their injuries were not immediately known. According to Houston's ABC affiliate, both victims have multiple gun shot wounds and are in serious condition. One of the suspected shooters was shot and taken into custody, and a second shooter fled the campus, the spokesman said. The Harris County Sheriff's Office said the situation remains "ongoing" but confirmed that a "person of interest" was detained and is in custody. According to CNN, a fourth victim suffered a heart attack during the incident.

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