Gunman dead after 13 people shot in Midland-Odessa, Texas


Courtesy of WLS.

ODESSA, Texas. (WLS/WTVO) — A gunman was shot and killed after opening fire at random in Midland-Odessa, according to the Midland Police Department.

An official with the Texas Department of Public Safety told ABC News that 13 people had been shot, WLS reported. That DPS official said a suspect was in custody, but it’s not clear if that official was referring to a second suspect or the deceased gunman.

Midland and Odessa are in West Texas, about 20 miles apart.

President Donald Trump has been briefed and the White House is monitoring the situation, Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham told ABC News.


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