At least two people were killed and several others hurt when gunfire erupted at an unofficial Texas A&M Commerce homecoming party near Greenville, Texas, multiple news outlets are reporting.
Update 9:50 p.m. EDT Oct. 27: Gunshots were fired Sunday night during a vigil for victims of a shooting during a homecoming party at Texas A&M Commerce. Content Continues Below
Active shooting at a vigil tonight for one of the #TexasAMCommerce victims. As the vigil wrapped up, people began shooting. Multiple shots. Our news unit was hit at least 3 times. I have not seen anyone injured. It’s possible some took themselves to the hospital.1,1179:16 PM – Oct 27, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacy1,178 people are talking about this
There is no indication that anyone was injured.
Following Kevin Berry’s vigil, a shootout happened in the parking lot of St. Augustine Park.
Everyone scattered. My photographer and I headed for the trees and took cover.
I took video once I got safe. We heard DOZENS of gunshots.1,0839:19 PM – Oct 27, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacy864 people are talking about this
A university spokesperson said “a non-sanctioned homecoming party” was being held at the time, WFAA reporter Jobin Panicker tweeted.
#NOW “Nothing happened on campus. The shooting happened at a non-sanctioned homecoming party in Greenville. We have not confirmed that any students were injured in the shooting.” – @tamuc Texas A&M Commerce Communications. @wfaa2994:25 AM – Oct 27, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacy151 people are talking about this
Authorities said the shooter remains at large, WFAA reported.
In a tweet early Sunday, Texas A&M Commerce police acknowledged that there was an “event” near Greenville “that may or may not have involved students.” The department also refuted an earlier report that the shooting had occurred in Commerce.
There has been no active shooter situation in Commerce. There was an event outside Greenville, TX that may or not have involved students at this time. Further information will be posted when known.2634:13 AM – Oct 27, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacy163 people are talking about this