US Brandon Gonzales Charged With Capital Murder In Greenville Party Shooting
Two reported dead in shooting at party near Greenville
This is a breaking news story and will be updated throughout the night. 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.
GREENVILLE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Hunt County authorities have arrested and charged a man in the capital murder of two people at a party Saturday night.
2 dead, 14 injured after shooting at Texas homecoming party
GREENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Two people have been killed in a shooting at an off-campus Texas A&M University-Commerce party that also left at least 14 others injured.GREENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Two people have been killed in a shooting at an off-campus Texas A&M University-Commerce party that also left at least 14 others injured, a sheriff's official said.
Brandon Gonzales, 23, is charged with capital murder of multiple persons and his bond is set at $1,000,000.
Sheriff Meeks said multiple tips helped lead investigators to the identity of the alleged shooter.
“We have visited with him. He has cooperated some, but not a whole lot,” Sheriff Meeks said at a Monday afternoon news conference.
Of the 12 people injured, six were shot — four critically injured — and the other six were hurt running for their lives.
Shots fired at vigil for Greenville shooting victim
A shooting happened after the vigil for Kevin Berry Sunday night in the parking lot of St. Augustine Park. Berry was one of the people shot and killed in a shooting at a homecoming party in Greenville Saturday night. WFAA's Matt Howerton was covering the Sunday vigil, and took the following video once he and his photographer got to safety. Berry was one of the people shot and killed in a shooting at a homecoming party in Greenville Saturday night.
There were approximately 750 people at the party that coincided with homecoming week at Texas A&M University-Commerce, though the function was not a school sanctioned event.
According to deputies, it was around 11:30 p.m. when the shooter slipped in the back of the building and started firing a hand gun.
Investigators believe the shooter had an intended victim, but the rest of the people hit were random.
There were no surveillance cameras at the location.
“We kept pushing and pushing until we got one tip that led to another, that led to another, and we were able to come up with the identity of the shooter,” Sheriff Meeks said.
Kevin Berry, Jr. of Dallas and Byron Cravens, Jr. of Arlington, both 23, were the two men killed at the party.
Texas A&M-Commerce confirms four of the people injured were students who were treated and released.
Texas A&M University-Commerce is about 60 miles northeast of Dallas.
Man arrested in Texas Halloween party shooting freed days after cop said he was '100%' guilty .
Brandon Gonzales, a suspect arrested in the deadly shooting at a Halloween and homecoming party in East Texas, has been released from jail.Brandon Gonzales, a father of three, was arrested one day after violence erupted Oct. 27 at the Party Venue outside Greenville. Gunfire at the packed party near the campus of Texas A&M-Commerce killed two people, left 12 more injured and ignited "complete chaos" as hundreds of panicked partygoers scrambled for safety.