Authorities said one person was killed and four others were critically injured during a shooting at Kent Moore Cabinets in Bryan Thursday afternoon.
Bryan Police Chief Eric Buske said a sixth person was taken to a hospital after suffering an asthma attack, Buske said. A seventh person suffered a minor injury, the Bryan Police Department said in a tweet posted at 6 p.m.
Buske said the suspected shooter, who was taken into custody away from the scene more than an hour after the shooting, was an employee at Kent Moore Cabinets.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, a trooper was shot while pursuing the person believed to have been involved in the Bryan shooting. The trooper was in serious but stable condition, officials said in a tweet.
A DPS Trooper was shot while pursuing an individual suspected of being involved in the shooting in Bryan. He remains in serious but stable condition. 💙🙏🏼— Texas DPS (@TxDPS) April 8, 2021
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Kent Moore Cabinets is on Stone City Drive in the Brazos County Industrial Park.
The shooting happened around 2:30 p.m., according to Bryan police.
Jane Long Intermediate School was put on a brief perimeter hold that was lifted before dismissal began.
Police scanner traffic around 3:30 p.m. indicated a possible vehicle chase with shots fired near the Grimes County community of Iola.
Law enforcement officials converged on a residence on County Road 117 in rural Grimes County late Thursday afternoon, with crime scene tape surrounding the area. No details were immediately released about what transpired at the scene.
According to the Iola school district web page, the district was placed in a "safety seal" as a precaution. It has since been lifted.