Legal officials identified 27-year-old Larry Bollin as the gunman suspected in Thursday’s shooting in Bryan, Texas. The shooting killed one and injured several others.
Bollin was charged with murder, according to WPVI-TV.He is currently confiscated for a $ 1 million bond.
Bollin is believed to be an employee of the Kent Moore Cabinets at the scene of the shooting, according to Eric Buske, Police Chief Brian. Police also suspected Bollin was acting as a lone gunman. He was accused of opening fire at the company before 2:30 p.m. local time and fleeing before authorities arrived. The name of the victim has not yet been revealed. But officials said the name would be shared with media on Friday.
The suspect was still large immediately after the attack. While evading arrest, Bollin was also accused of shooting and wounding state soldiers while law enforcement hunted him across the state. Officers eventually arrested him in Bedias, a small town of 374 people 25 miles northeast of Bryan.The military and the Te State Department of Public Safety have not yet been identified. Lexus said he was in a serious but stable condition.
Police and the Texas Rangers, the state Bureau of Investigation, are still investigating the gunman̵7;s motives. Researchers have asked people to stay away from cabinet companies as the investigation continues, KTRK-TV reported.
When police responded to the shooting, they found that one person had been shot and killed, the other four were taken to hospital in critical condition and with gunshot wounds. A fifth also went to the hospital after ill with asthma, although they had no injury reports.
Shortly after the shooting, Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott expressed his condolences and prayers for the shooting victims and their families. He also praised the legal authorities working on the case.
“I work closely with the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Texas Rangers as they assist local law enforcement in responding swiftly to criminal acts. This their efforts led to the arrest of the “shooting suspect”.
“We are saddened by today’s incident at Brian’s manufacturing facility, located on Stone City Drive,” Kent Moore Cabinets said in a statement. “Our hearts go to the families and loved ones of those affected. We want to thank the many members of our law enforcement team and to other emergency personnel for their quick response. With law enforcement agencies during this gruesome investigation of the crime. “
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