2 dead in shooting incident at Texas A&M-Commerce residence hall


Texas A&M Campus, just outside Rudder Tower, is seen Friday, Feb 12, 2016, in College Station, Texas. Texas A&M University is still trying to determine which students may have shouted a racial slur and referenced the Confederate flag to a group of black and Latino high school students touring the campus. About 60 students from a southwest Dallas charter school reported they were taunted by students on campus during a visit Tuesday.

(NBC)— Two people were killed and another injured in a shooting at a residence hall at Texas A&M University-Commerce on Monday.

Students and staff members on campus were asked to shelter in place as a “precautionary measure” as university police investigate the shooting at Pride Rock Residence Hall, according to campus police.

Campus police said they found three victims who suffered gunshot wounds, two of whom were confirmed dead.

Another person was transported to a hospital, according to campus police. The third victim’s condition is unclear.

Texas A&M Commerce is a public university located about 65 miles northeast of downtown Dallas.

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