Two people are feared dead and at least 20 are injured after a gunman opened fire at a university homecoming party in Texas
- Two feared dead and at least 20 more injured following shooting at Texas party
Two people are feared dead and at least 20 more injured after a gunman opened fire at a university homecoming party in Texas.
Emergency services were called to The Party Venue in Greenville, near Dallas, where Texas A&M Commerce College students were celebrating coming back to school.
Hunt County Police said three air ambulances took victims to a local trauma hospital and other victims were taken to three other hospitals nearby.
Police responded to reports of a mass shooting at 3.15am local time.
CBS 11 News reporter J.D Miles also tweeted: ‘Reports from Greenville of a mass shooting at a party venue with several casualties.
‘Multiple first responders on the scene. I’m told it was a homecoming party and there are fatalities.’
Jason Whitely, a to WFAA-TV reporter said: ‘At least two fatalities. More than a dozen injured. A .227 caliber rifle is believed to be used. Motive unknown.’
He added: ‘The confirmed mass shooting is on US380 in Hunt County, outside of Caddo Mills at a place called The Party Venue. Texas A&M Commerce students were attending. This is homecoming weekend at the university.’
Graphic video shared online shows bodies strewn on the floor in a pool of blood and at least one person receiving CPR as people can be heard screaming the background.
A police scanner reported at least one person was shot in the neck.
Hunt County Police have not confirmed if any arrests have been made.