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-- -- a long gun battle just off the campus of Texas a and M university.
A man barricaded in his home -- automatic weapon they tell us shooting at police and everyone else and site.
It started when a sheriff's constable showed up to a victim in from his home but the man inside started shooting.
When the gun fight during the lunch hour finally ended the suspect the officer and one civilian were all dead and others hurt.
The bullets blasted through the neighborhood in College Station just about two blocks from Kyle field at Texas a and -- just -- George Bush drive.
The university responded with an alert that warned of an active shooter right by that football stadium and instructed students and faculty to stay away.
Meantime more officers rushed to that scene.
There was a constable down in the front yard.
It's an as additional officers began to respond to the location.
They were able to engaging to gunman.
There were able to.
And they ended up -- gunman and taking him into custody.
We all out by the -- second field going on.
I don't know weird three popped off after that -- -- now Oakland Britain are shooting the -- And that shooter died of his wounds as did the constable from the sheriff's department his name Brian Bachman.
We've blurred the faces here of his family members for their privacy.
Another civilian a 65 year old man shot and killed two other people shot one civilian one police officer.
This is at least the third mass shooting we've seen within the month.
James Holmes is accused of murdering twelve people and wounding dozens more to theater and a -- in Aurora Colorado in July.
And earlier this month police say -- Michael -- killed six before killing himself at a sikh temple in Oak Creek Wisconsin.
And now this latest incident right off cut the college campus at Texas a and -- Were gunshots again shattered the peace and bullets again let innocent Americans dead on the ground.
-- she's been tracking this from our Texas -- do we know anything about this shooter.
Was -- -- police really saying at this hour is is a man in his thirties but his name and whether or not he had any type of a criminal background.
Is not being released at this point who we are learning more about the constable the 41 year old constable who was killed Brian -- survived by his wife and young children he has been a -- -- deputy.
And -- this county Texas since 1993.
As close as he loves you Paul Paul -- in this area.
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Now three College Station police officers were also injured one shot to others -- -- trying to get to the scene but we're told they are doing okay tonight Shatner didn't realize this afternoon -- this was happening Casey -- police are now saying there were.
There's more than one crime scene here.
Yet investigators say there are a total of four crime scenes all located in the same vicinity because so many bullets were sprayed.
In this whole ordeal they say it's gonna take some time to investigate all of those but the casings all around the direction of the home.
One man who took cover in the bed of his pickup truck when these shots rang out said it sounded to him like semi automatic gunfire shepherd.
Casey Stegall in -- Texas newsroom tonight Casey thank you.
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