Shots were taken on university of the Lone Star College soon before 1 p.m. CT, resulting in the university to go into secure down and some learners to be cleared, according to cops.
Three people were harmed in the gunfire, which cops say came from a battle that split out between two men on university. Both men engaged in the altercation and a bystander who was a servicing man were harmed by gunfire. All three were put in the hospital.
A 4th personal, a lady in her mid-50s, experienced from a healthcare problem during the occurrence and was transferred to the healthcare center, where she is constant, the higher education said.
"The was a problem between two people, one personal did have a college student recognition, and during the altercation there was a man that was taken due to crossfire," Significant Armando Tello of the Harris Nation Sheriff's Division said.
Two thinks are now in cops legal care and are being handled at a close by healthcare center with accidents, according to authorities. They have not yet launched any information on the suspects' information. The scenario of the third personal is unidentified.
Police said they obtained a contact at 12:51 p.m. CT that there were photos taken on the university. When cops arrive at 12:53 p.m., there was no more an "active present shooter scenario," they said.
Police instantly arrested one individual of attention and took another into legal care within about 90 moments.
The shooting took place in the center courtyard of the campus between two buildings, according to Richard Carpenter, chancellor of the Lone Star College system.
The campus reopened about an hour and a half after the gunshots.
When the shots were fired, the school told all students to seek "shelter in place" in messages and on their website. Officials evacuated some of the students from campus buildings.
The shooting comes only a month after the massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Conn., in which 20 students and six staff members were shot, sparking a wave of attempted copycat crimes in states like California and Indiana.
The Connecticut shooting inspired calls from government officials including President Obama for stricter gun control laws.
Officials from the college said they had three drills on campus in the psat seven days to prepare for emergencies like this one, noting that they had never had an incident like this in 40 years of operation.