(PM) – Police officers are investigating several shootings in Odessa and Midland, Texas. At least 7 people have died and 22 civilians have been injured. Police believe that the threat is contained.
Three police officers were injured in the shootings.
The shooting began at a traffic stop, according to police. A suspect later hijacked a Postal Service vehicle and was shooting at random people.
One suspect, who is described as a white male in his 30’s, was shot and killed by police. A second suspect is not yet confirmed.
According to Police: “It has been confirmed that the active shooter was shot and killed at Cinergy in Odessa. There is no active shooter at this time. All agencies are investigating reports of possible suspects.”
According to NewsWest9, a 17-month old was amongst the victims.