TEXAS, USA – A carpenter in Texas (USA) opened fire on Thursday while he was working, killing one person and injuring six others before being taken into custody over the past three weeks in several recent mass shootings in the United States.
Four of those injured in a Kent Moore cabinet shooting at a warehouse in Bryan, Texas, were taken to hospitals in the area in critical condition, a police department report said on Twitter.
Larry Winston Pauline, a 27-year-old employee identified as a suspect, has been remanded in custody on $ 1 million bail on murder charges. Police have not yet clarified the motive for the attack.
Among the victims was a state police officer who was shot while chasing a suspect. The agent was hospitalized in an acute but stable condition.
Bryan is a city of about 87,000 people and is located on a short drive from Texas A&M University to the nearest college station.
The case is the latest in a series of at least half a dozen mass shootings in the country since mid-March.
Eight people were killed in spas in the Atlanta area; 10 people at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado; Four people, including a 9-year-old boy, at a real estate company in Orange, California.
On Wednesday, a former professional footballer shot and killed a South Carolina doctor, his wife, two grandchildren and another man.
Just hours before the Texas shoot, the U.S. President Joe Biden and Attorney General Merrick Garland have announced measures to address the escalation of armed violence in the United States in recent years.