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USA: Five killed, up to 21 reported injured in West Texas shootings

5 712 01.09.2019 Инфо

*VERTICAL ASPECT RATIO AT SOURCE*
W/S Police outside Cinergy, gunshots being fired in Odessa
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At least five people were killed, including one shooter, and up to 21 others have been reported injured in a series of shootings near Midland and Odessa in West Texas on Saturday.
Footage appears to show police exchanging gunfire with the alleged shooter outside the Cinergy entertainment complex in Odessa. Gunshots can be heard ringing out.
Midland police stated on their Facebook page that the “active shooter was shot and killed at the Cinergy in Odessa. There is no active shooter at this time. All agencies are investigating reports of possible suspects.” Police later stated that the incident started with a traffic stop, and that the deceased shooter was a white male in his mid-30s.
Two police officers are among the injured, reports say.
Earlier, Midland police suggested there were two shooters in two separate vehicles. It remains unclear if there is in fact a second shooter.