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Shooting at Lone Star College in north Houston

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- A campus spokesperson has confirmed shots have been fired on the campus of Lone Star College in north Houston.

Emergency responders are focused in the area around the campus library. There are unconfirmed reports of three people injured. Medical crews can be seen tending to at least two victims outside the building. Their conditions are not known, nor the nature of their injuries.

There is no immediate information on the shooter.

The campus is being evacuated. Buses have been brought in to remove students from the area. Some students are telling Eyewitness News they heard gunshots when they were in cafeteria. They were told to leave campus.

Campus spokesperson Vicki Cassidy says there is a shelter in place at the North Campus.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is on the scene, as well as other law enforcement agencies.

We have multiple crews on the way to the scene. Stay with ABC13 Eyewitness News for the latest on this developing story.

by Anonymousreply 2201/22/2013

To save work, someone should just post "Another Fucking Shooting" daily. Then add details later when they're known.

by Anonymousreply 101/22/2013

Just think, you could be having a pleasant, patriotic discussion on cable TV about the right to own machine guns, only to have it interrupted by news of people being brutally killed by machine guns.

by Anonymousreply 201/22/2013

I have a feeling it's going to turn out that another student with a gun shot the killer

by Anonymousreply 301/22/2013

[quote] I have a feeling it's going to turn out that another student with a gun shot the killer

Unlikely, since weapons are banned on campus.

by Anonymousreply 401/22/2013

Guns kill, guns maim.

by Anonymousreply 501/22/2013

a shooter has run into the woods

by Anonymousreply 601/22/2013

NRA set-up?

by Anonymousreply 701/22/2013

You might think so, R7, but I couldn't possibly comment.

by Anonymousreply 801/22/2013

R8 = Francis Urquhart

by Anonymousreply 901/22/2013

Is this another false flag?

by Anonymousreply 1001/22/2013

What happened??

by Anonymousreply 1101/22/2013

It's confirmed that it did happen.

I'm really glad that the media is reporting these shootings front and center so the public finally wakes the fuck up. Now they're paying attention. This happens everyday in the US.

by Anonymousreply 1201/22/2013

yes, r10, we have activated the signals inside all the shooters' dental fillings.

by Anonymousreply 1301/22/2013

1,274 dead, 7 wounded.

If they all had had guns we wouldn't have had those wounded.

by Anonymousreply 1401/22/2013

Omg, for real??

by Anonymousreply 1501/22/2013


by Anonymousreply 1601/22/2013

A maintenance worker was wounded in the crossfire.

The shooting began when an altercation involving two individuals escalated shortly before 1 p.m. local time, according to police.

The maintenance worker suffered multiple gunshot wounds and is listed in serious condition. A second victim, thought to be a student, suffered an apparent heart attack during the incident.

One of the suspects was taken into custody at the scene, while a second fled the campus on foot. Five law enforcement agencies searched a wooded area near the school, where the second suspect was taken into custody. Both suspects were also wounded.

by Anonymousreply 1701/22/2013

Gunfight between armed students, janitor hit by the crossfire. Welcome to Republican America.

by Anonymousreply 1801/22/2013

Filthy heteros!

by Anonymousreply 1901/22/2013

Too bad they didn't take out a few more. We could have had a vigil! Not worth all that trouble for just a couple.

by Anonymousreply 2001/22/2013

According to the school's website, Lone Star College prohibits "knowingly, intentionally or recklessly" setting foot on school property with a firearm.

The website also includes an extensive section on what to do in an active shooter situation. It reads in part:

If they do start shooting people, you need to make a choice: stay still and hope they do not shoot you, run for an exit while zigzagging, or attack the shooter.

If you chose to run, a zigzagging moving target is much harder to hit than a straight runner.

Playing dead may also be a consideration.

It is not a recommendation to attack the shooter, but remember that you have a choice to fight when there are no other options.

The last thing that the shooter will expect is to be attacked by you.

by Anonymousreply 2101/22/2013

The problem is the students were not allowed to carry their weapons openly. If they had been known to be carrying, neither would have messed with the other and that poor janitor would be home with his family.


by Anonymousreply 2201/22/2013
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