COMMERCE, Texas – Two women were killed and a toddler was injured in a shooting Monday at a dorm on the Commerce campus of Texas A&M University northeast of Dallas, according to a report by NBC News.
According to a tweet from campus police about 12:50 p.m., people were ordered to shelter in place while authorities investigated three people who were shot at the Pride Rock Residence Hall.
Students, faculty and staff are instructed to take shelter and stay in place until further notice. This is a precautionary measure.— @TAMUCUPD (@tamucupd) February 3, 2020
A&M-Commerce UPD is actively investigating three gunshot victims in Pride Rock Residence Hall on the A&M-Commerce campus. There have been two con
University Police Department Chief Bryan Vaughn told NBC News that officers found the two dead women in a room.
"A third person, a small child who is approximately 2 years old who is in stable condition, was also in the room," Vaughn said.
The university did not release identification for the women or the child.
The shelter-in-place order was lifted at about 1:30 p.m.