Crime Two reported dead in shooting at party near Greenville

11:25  27 october  2019
11:25  27 october  2019 Source:   wfaa.com

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Two people are reported dead after a shooting at a party in Greenville near Texas A&M University-Commerce, sources say.

The shooting was reported early Sunday near the 2300 block of U.S. 380 near Greenville. Greenville is about an hour northeast of Dallas.

More than a dozen people were reported injured, according to sources familiar with the situation. University officials said there was no active shooting situation on campus.

News started to spread on social media with many sharing a video they claimed showed the aftermath.

Texas A&M Commerce officials said the shooting occurred off campus and was not part of the sanctioned homecoming party in Greenville.

"We have not confirmed that any students were injured in the shooting," said Michael Johnson, a school spokesperson.

School officials remain in contact with the Hunt County sheriff's office.

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Four people were killed and several others were injured in a shooting late Thursday night at a Halloween house party in Orinda, officials said. The killings took place on Lucille Way, in a forested neighborhood just west of Highway 24 and south of downtown Orinda. Police officers and paramedics flooded the area while taping off a large crime scene around the house where the shooting occurred. Injured people were helped from the property by friends or other guests, according to television news footage. The hosts of the party had rented out the house using an online service, according to reports.

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