2 dead, 1 injured in shooting at Texas A&M Commerce

2 dead, 1 injured in shooting at Texas A&M Commerce

2 dead, 1 injured in shooting at Texas A&M Commerce

Two people were killed and a third person was wounded in a shooting Monday at a dormitory at a university in Texas, police said.

A shooting took place at Pride Rock Residence Hall at A&M University in Commerce, TX.

The university says there were three gunshot victims at its Pride Rock residence hall, and two were confirmed dead.

The main Texas A&M (for "Agricultural and Mechanical") university campus is in College Station. Previously, he reported for the Associated Press, Galveston County Daily News and Daily Herald in Chicago. "This is a precautionary measure", the school said, adding that an investigation has led to officials confirming two deaths.

They also made counselors available for anyone who needed help with the situation. The third victim has been taken to the hospital for treatment.

Texas A&M Commerce is located about 65 miles northeast of Dallas.

All classes at the campus, where 12,000 students are enrolled, were canceled for the rest of the day, ABC affiliate WFAA said. According to the TAMUC website, some residences had special rates for students with minor children.

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