Two people dead, at least 12 others shot at Texas A&M Commerce party


Karah Rucker:WE’LL BEGIN BY CONTINUING OUR COVERAGE ON THE GREENVILLE MASS SHOOTING. THERE’S A CRUCIAL MANHUNT UNDERWAY IN TEXAS…AFTER TWO PEOPLE WERE SHOT DEAD…AND A DOZEN OTHERS TAKE VOTHIS WAS THE SCENE EARLY THIS MORNING… AS OFFICERS SEARCHED FOR ANY EVIDENCE TYING THEM TO A SUSPECT. DEPUTIES FIRST RECEIVING REPORTS OF TOO MANY CARS PARKED IN THE AREA…THEN GUN SHOTS AND CHAOS BREAKING OUT. 3 TAKE: MAPTHIS WILL GIVE YOU A BETTER IDEA OF WHERE IN GREENVILLE THIS TOOK PLACE.IT WAS AT “THE PARTY VENUE” WHICH IS LOCATED OFF HIGHWAY 3-80… ONLY ABOUT 15 MILES AWAY FROM THE “TEXAS A & M COMMERCE” COLLEGE CAMPUS.THIS IS ABOUT SEVENTY MILES AWAY FROM TYLER AND JUST NORTHEAST OF DALLAS. K-E-T-K’S MYE OWENS NOW HAS THE LATEST ON THE INVESTIGATION. 3 OUTCUE: KETK OUTCUE DURATION:1:31Dispatch:”we’re going to need multiple units I’ve got hundreds of people.” Dispatch:”we’ve got one shot in the back.”Randy Meeks/Hunt Co. Sheriff: “Over 750 people were in attendance in and around this small structure and when the shots were fired it was complete chaos as people fled for safety and deputies attempted to locate the shooter.”JUST MILES FROM THE A AND M COMMERCE CAMPUS… A HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION WAS HELD AT THE “PARTY VENUE”… Dispatch:”all first responders prepare for possible mass casualty event.”WHEN SUDDENLY THE FUN TURNED DEADLY…Female Witness:”as soon as we literally entered I heard bow bow bow.”FROM THE BACK DOOR THE SHOOTER ENTERED…AND OPEN FIRED. KILLING TWO…AND INJURING DOZENS…AS PARTY- GOERS RAN FOR THEIR LIFE. Male Witness:I had blood all over my pants had blood all down, shirt t-shirt had blood on the front back.PART OF THE HOMECOMING CELEBRATIONS…THE UNIVERSITY STATING THE EVENT WAS NOT SANCTIONED BY THE SCHOOL.Kimberly Wilson: I didn’t realize the- the magnitude of what happened cause she just said oh mom there was somebody shooting and- and we’re running. KIMBERLY WILSON WAS JUST ONE OF MANY CONCERNED PARENTS… AND WHEN SHE ARRIVED TO PICK UP HER DAUGHTERS CAR… THANKFUL SHE WAS ALIVE. Kimberly Wilson:My baby could have been killed. That’s quite a- that’s quite- that’s enough of a , where she could have been taken outWITH THE SUSPECT IS ON THE LOOSE…LOCAL LAW ENFORCMENT OFFICIALS DO NOT HAVE ANY LEADS ON THE SHOOTERS IDENTITY…AS F-B-I OFFICIALS HAVE BEEN CALLED IN TO HELP WITH THE SEARCH.MYE OWENS…K-E-T- 3 LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS ARE URGING ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ON THE SHOOTERS…TO PLEASE CONTACT THEIR DEPARTMENT. 3 Karah Rucker:ANOTHER MASS SHOOTING HAPPENING OVER NIGHT. THIS ONE HAPPENING AT A PARTY IN LANSING MICHIGAN WHERE A 22-YEAR-OLD DIED…AND FOUR OTHERS WERE SHOT.TAKE VO EMERGECY CREWS RESPONDING TO THE SCENE AT AROUND 1 THIRTY A- M. THERE WERE FIVE VICTIMS HAVING VARYING DEGREES OF INJURIES. PEOPLE DESCRIBING THE SCENE AS BEING FULL OF PANIC AND FEAR AS THE GUN WAS FIRED.AFTER INITIALLY LOOKING FOR ONE SHOOTER…POLICE NOW SAY THEY BELIEVE THERE ARE MULTIPLE SUSPECTS INVOLVED. AUTHORITIES SAY THEY DON’T BELIEVE THIS WAS A RANDOM ACT. THEY’RE STILL INVESTIGATING TO RESPONSIBLE. 3 TAKE: OPEN 3

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