Two people were killed and five injured after a gunman in Texas shot at several vehicles,apparently at random,authorities said.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) said yesterday the gunman was among the dead and identified him as 23-year-old Esteban J. Smith of the Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base.
DPS said the shootings began early Sunday when the gunman shot a motorist. Over the next 90 minutes,he was suspected of shooting two people who were sitting in a car at a convenience store and then another motorist. Then a 41-year-old woman,Alicia Torres,was found dead in her car.
The suspect fired on the vehicle of Concho County Sheriff Richard Doane when the sheriff came upon him,according to DPS. Doane was wounded and hospitalised.
A state trooper and game warden then found and exchanged gunfire with the suspect,who was killed.
- Soon You Could Get Plastic Currency Notes: Find Out More
- Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor Starrer Befikre Gets A Thumbs Up
- Supreme Court Seeks Centre’s Response Over Various Issues Regarding Demonetisation
- Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar Writes To West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee
- Bigg Boss 10 December 8 Review: Swami Om Feels Cheated, lashes Out At Gaurav For Jail Punishment
- South Korean President Park Geun-Hye Impeached Over Corruption Scandal
- Former Air Chief SP Tyagi Arrested In VVIP Chopper Scam
- After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, Liquor Baron Vijay Mallya’s Twitter Account Hacked
- Find Out What PM Narendra Modi Told Cabinet Over Demonetisation Decision
- Home Minister Rajnath Singh Assures Safety Of All Tourists Stranded On Havelock Island
- Government To Waive Service Tax On Debit, Credit Card Transactions Of Up To Rs 2,000
- President Pranab Mukherjee Criticises Parliament Disruptions Over Demonetisation
- Pakistan International Airlines Flight Carrying Over 40 Passenger On Board Crashes
- Shah Rukh Khan On Raees Clash With Kaabil: It’s Impossible To Have A Solo Release In India
- US-President Elect Donald Trump Named TIME’s Person Of The Year 2016
An assault rifle,handgun and hundreds of rounds of ammunition were recovered,DPS said.
Concho County authorities deferred comment Monday to the DPS office in Austin. Phone messages left there were not immediately returned.