Active Shooter in Midland-Odessa, Texas leave 2 dead over 20 injured

Two people were killed and up to 20 people were injured in a shooting Saturday in Odessa, Texas, according to Mayor Jerry Morales, reported the New York Times. Authorities are searching for two active shooters, according to local police.

What We Know:

  • The nearby University of Texas Permian Basin is on lockdown.
  • According to the Associated Press, the White House has been briefed on the situation.
  • New York Police Department’s Chief of Counterterrorism James R. Waters said on Twitter that he is monitoring the active shooter reports in Texas closely.

We will continue to update this story as information is available.