At least three victims have been wounded in a shooting at Lone Star College in north Houston, according to ABC13.
The two victims have suffered multiple gunshot wounds, but were conscious when they arrived at Ben Taub Hospital. Both have been taken into surgery in what's being called 'relatively serious condition.' Medical crews could be seen tending to at least three victims outside buildings on campus. It's not yet clear how they may have been injured.
At least two students told ABC13 they heard five shots in the vicinity of the cafeteria, and indicate there may be two shooters, one of whom is already in police custody.
According to reports, another shooter ran from the library into an administrative building and may have fled the scene into a wooded area. 10 ATF agents are on the way to help search for a second gunman.
According to Think Progress, Rep. Sheila Jackson (D-TX) told Fox News anchors she was in a gun violence prevention meeting when she first found out about the shooting.
The Lone Star College System has an enrollment of 90,000 students and six college campuses, according to its website. Its North Harris campus is about 20 miles north of downtown Houston, and their Web site indicated the college employs both armed police officers and unarmed security guards.
UPDATE #1: Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) told KTRK’s Ted Oberg in response to Tuesday's shooting that students were “defenseless” during the shooting, and said it was time for public colleges to decided whether teachers and students should be allowed to carry concealed weapons on campus.
UPDATE #2: According to Think Progress, the Lone Start shooting in Texas is the nation’s 5th school shooting in 2013. The U.S. experienced 49 shootings since Columbine in 1999.