At least one dead and four seriously injured in a gunfight in the state of Texas

At least one person has died and four were seriously injured in a shooting Thursday at a woodworking company in the city of Bryan, Texas.

Bryan Police Chief Eric Buske reported that six people were victims of the shooting, although one was pronounced dead at the scene and four were seriously injured, while another person was not seriously injured. The injured were hospitalized.

The person suspected of the attack, a joiner’s worker, fled after the shooting, which took place minutes before 2:30 p.m. local time.

At least one dead and four seriously injured in a gunfight in the state of Texas
At least one dead and four seriously injured in a gunfight in the state of Texas

However, police captured him some time later in Grimes County, ABC News reports.

The ongoing investigation is being led by the Bryan Police Department in conjunction with the Houston Field Division’s Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Bureau.

That same Thursday, another shooting took place in the United States in which five people, including two children, died in a house in Rock Hill, South Carolina. The suspect who committed suicide following the events is former NFL player Phillip Adams, as reported by authorities and reported by CNN.

Adams would have broken into the house, the home of a well-known doctor in the area, Robert Lesslie, and shot him, his wife and two of his grandchildren, and two workers who were in the house.

In fact, United States President Joe Biden announced on Thursday several measures to curb armed violence in the country in what he complained is an “international disgrace”.

“Armed violence in this country is an epidemic,” said the president, who has taken executive action reiterating that it will not interfere with the second amendment to the US Constitution, including measures to restrict it. ” Called Ghost Weapons “which can be made using parts and instructions that can be purchased” online “.

In addition, the Department of Justice has directed it to draft laws for states to allow the temporary recall of firearms to individuals at high risk of harming themselves or others. On the other hand, it has requested a full report on the arms trade and has invested in intervention programs in violent communities.

She also announced the appointment of gun control advocate David Chapman as head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, a company that has not had a permanent director since 2015.

The President has stressed that the announcements made this Thursday are only the “first steps” in combating armed violence and that in the future there will be a ban on offensive weapons or the introduction of a background control system for the acquisition of weapons. Fire, movements that require the support of the US Congress.

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