Texas mass shooting leaves 1 dead and 4 in critical condition including DPS Trooper
A worker at a furniture factory in Bryan, armed to the teeth, shot five people. One victim died, four more were hospitalized in serious condition.
A sixth person was hospitalized with an asthma attack.
BREAKING: There has been a mass shooting at a business in Bryan in the 300 block of Stone City Drive. At least six injured, several in critical condition according to my sources.— Rusty Surette (@KBTXRusty) April 8, 2021
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The shooter was identified as 27-year-old Larry Bollin. During the pursuit of the suspect, one of the officers was also injured, Texas DPS reported.
“A DPS Trooper was shot while pursuing an individual suspected of being involved in the shooting in Bryan. He remains in serious but stable condition.”
A DPS Trooper was shot while pursuing an individual suspected of being involved in the shooting in Bryan. He remains in serious but stable condition. ????????????— Texas DPS (@TxDPS) April 8, 2021
Bollin is being held on $ 1 million bail. The police are conducting an investigation; to date, the motive for the shooting is unknown.
Texas Governor commented on the tragedy.
I’ve been working with @TxDPS & TX Rangers as they assist local law enforcement on a swift response to this criminal act. Their efforts led to the arrest of the shooting suspect.— Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) April 8, 2021
Cecilia & I are praying for the victims & their families & for the injured officer. pic.twitter.com/RJAXgmRBuC
This massacre is the fourth reason to be used in support of the anti-gun laws promoted by US President Joe Biden.