At least two people died and another 14 were injured in a shooting at a party at A&M University-Commerce University of Texas, local authorities said.
The shooting took place just before midnight on Saturday in Greenville, about 15 miles southwest of the Commerce campus and the attacker remains free, Buddy Oxford, second head of the Hunt County Sheriff's Office, told the media .RELATED
Police officers had arrived at the scene just 15 minutes before the shooting broke out, after receiving a complaint about illegal parking.
The officers heard shots from the back of a building, but could not specify whether they had occurred from inside or outside the facility, inside which they found two dead people and 14 other injuries, which were taken to the hospital, he said. the officer, without giving further details about the seriousness of the injured.
At the moment the police do not have a description of the suspect, whom the agents continued to search early this Sunday.
Medical City Plano spokeswoman Melissa Sauvage told the AP agency that the hospital, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) west of Greenville, had received three victims of the shooting, all of them in critical condition.
The incident occurred at a university welcome party, where at least 750 people were found, although it was not an official event of the educational institution.
According to its website, Texas A&M University-Commerce is the second largest university in the Texas A&M university system. The house of studies was founded in 1889 and was known by several names, including East Texas State University, before joining the Texas A&M system in 1996. The university has about 6,000 undergraduate students and 4,000 graduate students.
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