BRYAN, Texas – A suspect is in custody and seven people were shot during a shooting at a cabinet shop in Bryan, police told CNN in a live update.
The suspect, who is believed to be an employee of Kent Moore Cabinets, is now in custody, according to officials.
The shooting happened Thursday afternoon at Kent Moore Cabinets, off of FM 2818 at Stone City Drive.
The suspect’s identity has not yet been released and the motive behind the shooting is still unknown.
Officials also said one person died at the shooting scene, four were critically wounded, one was shot and not critically wounded and one other person was taken to an area hospital for an asthma-related issue.
The Texas Department of Public Safety also said on Twitter that a DPS trooper was shot while pursuing the suspect during the shooting. Officials said the officer is in serious condition, but is stable.
Governor Greg Abbott issued this statement in response to the shooting:
“I have been working closely with the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Texas 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. The state will assist in any way needed to help prosecute the suspect. Cecilia and I are praying for the victims and their families and for the law enforcement officer injured while apprehending the suspect,” the governor said.
Bryan police, College Station police, Brazos County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Public Safety are all assisting in the shooting investigation and response.
The investigation is still ongoing at this time. We’ll bring more details as they become available.