- Police responded to a shooting at an industrial park in Bryan, Texas, on Thursday afternoon.
- Lt. Jason James with Bryan Police said that the scene was secure, and victims were taken to the hospital.
- One person was killed, and multiple others were hospitalized.
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One person was killed and five injured in a shooting at Kent Moore Cabinets in an industrial park in Bryan, Texas, on Thursday afternoon.
At a press conference Thursday, Lt. Jason James with Bryan Police said that the call came in at around 2:30 p.m. local time, and six ambulances responded to the shooting.
Victims were taken to the hospital: four were critically injured, and one victim suffered non-critical injuries. The victim who suffered non-critical injuries was hospitalized due to an asthma attack during the shooting, according to authorities. One person was killed.
Bryan Police Chief Eric Buske confirmed that the suspect was in custody after a pursuit with Texas Department of Public Safety troopers.
During a pursuit with the suspect, a Texas DPS trooper was shot and is in “serious but stable condition,” according to Texas DPS. The Bryan Police Department confirmed the suspect was an employee of the business in an evening tweet.
The motive is still unknown.
—Bryan Police Department (@BryanPolice) April 8, 2021
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a statement Thursday evening, confirming that the suspect had been arrested and adding that his administration was investigating the shooting with authorities.
—Molly Oak (@MollyAndAMic) April 8, 2021
During a press conference late on Thursday, DPS Lt. Craig Cummings confirmed that the suspect shot at a DPS trooper in Grimes County while on the run and that the trooper was in stable condition, being treated for his injuries.
Kent Moore Cabinets issued a statement on Thursday, saying it was “devastated,” by the shooting at its Bryan manufacturing plant.
“We want to thank the many members of our law enforcement teams and other emergency personnel who responded so quickly. We are fully cooperating with law enforcement during the investigation of this horrible crime. We ask that you respect the privacy of the family members of those who were involved,” the statement said.
This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.