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Shooting leaves one police officer dead and another injured while serving a warrant in Houston

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  • At least two Texas police officers were shot and were injured while serving a drug warrant in Houston, one of whom died.
  • Authorities said a possible suspect died at the scene.
  • It is unknown which law enforcement agency the officers were from.

Two Houston police officers were shot and wounded while serving a drug warrant at an apartment complex on Monday morning, the police said. According to Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, one of the officers was killed in the shooting while the other is undergoing surgery, Click2Houston reported.

The Houston Police Department confirmed via social media that chiefs, commanders and public information officers had responded to reports of two officers shot at 5350 Aeropark Drive in Houston, Texas.

Houston shooting leaves two officers wounded

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“It is unknown what the agency’s agents are coming from at this time,” the Houston Police Department tweet read. Likewise, local media reported a large police presence in the area where the shooting occurred, reported FOX News.

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said in Twitter that both agents were transferred to hospitals after being shot while executing a police order for narcotics, however, one of them was declared at the hospital. Similarly, González reported that a “possible” suspect died at the scene.

One of the officers died

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Police said officers were being transported to Memorial Hermann Medical Center in Texas and reported that one of the officers shot was airlifted by helicopter while the second officer was taken to the hospital by ambulance, according to Click2Houston.

“I ask our city to elevate the two members of the officer family and the rest of our family from the Harris County Police Department (HPD) at this time,” Sheriff Gonzalez wrote on his account. Twitter Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said two officers, William “Bill” Jeffrey and Michael Vance, from HPD’s felony unit were serving a high-level felony warrant at the scene.

Shooting at Russian university kills at least 8

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On the other hand, at least eight people died and another 24 were injured on Monday morning after a gunman fired at people at a university in the Russian city of Perm, according to the Russian Investigative Committee.

The shooter was later detained, according to the Russian Interior Ministry. At first there was no information on the identity of the attacker or what had been his motives for unleashing the shooting at the Russian university, The Associated Press reported.

Shooting at Russian university kills at least 8

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University students and staff locked themselves in classrooms, and the university urged those who could leave campus to do so. The state news agency Tass quoted an anonymous source from the forces of the order that said that some students jumped out of the windows of a building.

Perm State University, which has about 12,000 students, said there were about 3,000 students on campus at the time of the shooting. The city of 1 million people is about 1,100 kilometers (700 miles) east of Moscow.

Students were jumping from buildings

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The attacker used a “traumatic” weapon, according to the university press service. This class of weapon is designed to launch non-lethal rubber or plastic projectiles, although it can be modified to use other ammunition.

The attacker possessed the weapon legally, local officials told the state news agency RIA-Novosti. There were 24 people injured, 19 of them from gunshots, according to the Health Ministry. It was unclear how the others had been injured as the number of injuries was uncertain: reports ranged from six to 14 and it was unclear if any of them had been injured by jumping from the building.

Suspect was identified

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The Russian Investigation Committee reported that the gunman had been identified and was a university student. The suspect was taken into custody after the incident, Interfax reported. “The suspect has been identified. During the arrest in connection with the resistance, he was injured, ”read a statement shared Monday morning local time.

“There were about 60 people in the classroom. We closed the door and blocked it with chairs, ”a Russian university student told Reuters. Although shootings are not common in Russia due to heavy gun control, a gunman in May killed seven students and two teachers in a shooting at a school in the city of Kazan.

Gunfight erupts during baby shower in Pennsylvania after fight over gifts

Gunfight erupts during baby shower in Pennsylvania after fight over gifts

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On the other hand, a shooting broke out during the celebration of a baby shower in Pennsylvania, after a fight over the gifts. After the shooting, three people were wounds.

What began as a happy celebration for the arrival of a baby to the family, ended in shooting everywhere. The Lower Burrell Police Department He said the shooting started after a fight over the gifts.

Gunfight erupts during baby shower in Pennsylvania after fight over gifts

Gunfight erupts during baby shower in Pennsylvania after fight over gifts

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According to authorities, on Saturday shortly after 6 p.m., the Kinloch Fire Department received a call warning of an active shooting.

“At 6:07 pm, our department was dispatched to the Kinloch Fire Department for an active shooter,” the police statement begins. “At 6:11 pm, our officers arrived on the scene and located the alleged shooter as he was leaving the room,” they added. Filed Under: Houston Shooting.

Isolated family incident

Shooting erupts during baby shower in Pennsylvania after fight over gifts

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The authorities reported that “the suspect was detained without incident”And they clarified that it was not an open shooting, but a family conflict that quickly escalated to the shooting.

“This was not an active shooter situation, but rather an isolated family incident during a baby shower. Preliminary research shows that a family argument started that turned physical, ”they explained. Filed Under: Houston Shooting.

Three injured people

Shooting erupts during baby shower in Pennsylvania after fight over gifts

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Local police also reported that three people were injured in the incident. “The suspect then introduced a 9mm semiautomatic pistol, firing rounds that resulted in a 23-year-old man, a 19-year-old woman and a 16-year-old man suffering gunshot wounds.”

“All the victims were transferred to hospitals in the area,” said the authorities in the statement issued this Sunday on social networks. They indicated that the health status of the three injured persons was unknown. Filed Under: Houston Shooting.

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