Three police officers among those injured in deadly Odessa shooting

Three police officers among those injured in deadly Odessa shooting


. JEDEDIAH: THANKS VERY MUCH, GRIFF. WE’LL CHECK BACK TO YOU SHORTLY. FIRST TO ANOTHER FOX NEWS ALERT. IN TEXAS FIVE PEOPLE ARE DEAD AFTER A SHOOTING RAMPAGE, TERRIFYING VIDEO SHOWING FAMILIES DUCKING FOR COVER AS GUNSHOTS RANG OUT.>>I GOT YOU. I GOT YOU. [KIDS CRYING] [SOUND OF GUNSHOTS] [WOMAN SCREAMING] [SOUND OF AUTOMATIC FIRE] TODD: MIKE, GOOD MORNING.>>GOOD MORNING. WE JUST GOT AN UPDATE FROM POLICE. AMONG THOSE FIVE WHO ARE DEAD, THAT DOES INCLUDE THE GUNMAN WHO WAS KILLED BY POLICE. YOU HAVE FOUR VICTIMS, ONE GUNMAN WHO WAS KILLED BY POLICE OFFICERS. IT ALL STARTED WITH A TRAFFIC STOP. OFFICERS WITH THEIR — TROOPERS WITH THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY PULLED OVER A VEHICLE THAT FAILED TO USE A TURN SIGNAL. AT SOME POINT HE PUT A RIFLE OUT THE WINDOW AND FIRED, STRIKING ONE TROOPER. THEN THE RAMPAGE WAS ON. THE GUNMAN SPED OFF IN THE DIRECTION OF ODESSA. HE SHOT TWO MORE POLICE OFFICERS ONE A MIDLAND POLICE OFFICER, ANOTHER ODESSA POLICE OFFICER. HEADED OFF I-20 TO EAST ODESSA, SPRAYING BULLETS RANDOMLY, A BLOODY SCENE. ULTIMATELY MORE THAN 21 PEOPLE WERE SHOT, THAT INCLUDES THREE POLICE OFFICERS AND A 17-MONTH-OLD WHO WAS SHOT THROUGH THE SHOULDER WHILE SHE WAS STRAPPED INTO HER CAR SEAT. AT SOME POINT THE GUNMAN LEFT HIS VEHICLE AND STOLE A MAIL TRUCK, HE DROVE THAT TO THE NEARBY MOVIE THEATER WHERE POLICE SHOT AND KILLED HIM.>>OH, GOD, THEY’RE SHOOTING RIGHT THERE. OH, HE HIT THE BARRIER! THE COP JUST HIT THE BARRIER! GET DOWN, GET DOWN, GET DOWN.>>GET DOWN, GET DOWN.>>STAND STILL. HE’S SHOOTING HIM.>>ALMOST IMMEDIATELY POLITICIANS STARTED WEIGHING IN ALL AGREEING THAT SOMETHING NEEDS TO BE DONE. NO AGREEMENT ON WHAT.>>THE PRESIDENT AND I AND OUR ADMINISTRATION REMAIN ABSOLUTELY DETERMINED TO WORK WITH LEADERS IN BOTH PARTIES IN THE CONGRESS SO WE CAN ADDRESS AND CONFRONT THIS SCOURGE OF MASS ATROCITIES.>>AND THE LAST REPORT WE GOT FROM THE HOSPITALS, TEN VICTIMS ARE IN CRITICAL CONDITION. THE GUNMAN IS ONLY DESCRIBED AS A WHITE MALE IN HIS THIRTIES. WE ARE WAITING ON A IDENTIFICATION FROM POLICE.

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