Police searching for suspect in Texas City double shooting

TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- Police in Texas City are searching for the suspect involved in a shooting that injured two people on Wednesday.

Police said they received reports of a shooting at about 12:20 p.m. in an area near Emmett F. Lowry Expressway and Shiloh. At the scene, officers found that two people had been shot. Their condition is unknown.

Police said the suspect fled the scene and a search is currently ongoing for them - including a search at the neighboring apartment complexes and a church.

A shelter in place was briefly issued for a few hours for the College of the Mainland as a police investigation is ongoing. In a 2:26 p.m. update, the school announced all college operations resume as normal.




Texas City police are asking for people in the area to secure themselves in their homes, lock the doors and call 911 to report any suspicious activity.
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