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Free Active Shooter Course Being Held In Hunt County

Active Shooter Course

Free to Public

Sheriff Randy Meeks wants to invite everyone to attend the free program “A public shooter in the making Mindset of an Active Shooter on the following date and time.

Date: February 22nd, 2020

Time: 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. 

Location: The Church at River Oaks

5903 Joe Ramsey Blvd. Greenville TX 75402

This program is beneficial for any church wishing to put a security team in place and businesses that want to better train their employees on what to look for and how to report suspicious activity.  

Sheriff Meeks stated: “It is sad that we live in a day and time that we have to be alert in our places of worship. However, recent events have shown that we must constantly be vigilant in our daily lives and I believe that this program will teach our citizens how to prepare themselves”. 

Sheriff
Randy Meeks  

Active Shooter In Odessa #Breaking

ODESSA, Texas — Officials are responding to an active shooter in Odessa.

Carl Williams Captured This Photo.

UPDATE: One suspect dead

UPDATE: Officials stating 30 have been injured, 20 in Odessa and 10 in Midland with 5 casualty reported so far.

Update: Police say a suspect hijacked a U.S. mail carrier truck and is driving around Odessa shooting at random people. The suspect was last seen in the area of 38th and Walnut.

According to the Department of Public Safety, the shooter is in all Gold Passenger car headed from Odessa to Midland.

Several people have been injured including police and civilians.

DPS asks everyone to stay inside.

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin issued the following message:

S: Lock Down Lock down in place. Officers are looking for suspect in shooting in the are of UTPB Campus. LOCK DOWN NOW Reply with YES to confirm receipt.

Active Shooter in Illinois

ROCKFORD Illinois -A U.S. Marshal was shot while serving a warrant at an extended stay hotel in Rockford.

The shooting happened around 9 a.m. at the Extended Stay America Hotel at 747 N. Bell School Road. The condition of the Marshal is unknown at this time, but the suspect is still at large.

Rockford Police say the suspect is 39-year-old Floyd E. Brown. Police believe he used a rifle and is still armed and at large. Police say Brown is a Springfield, Ill., resident but has been staying at that hotel

We will update as more info comes in.

ISP is Assisting with Active Shooter Incident which began in Rockford, IL.

ISP officers engaged in a pursuit with the suspect. The suspect is currently stationary inside of his vehicle on I-55 SB at MP 133 in Logan County.

I-55 NB and SB at this location are temporarily shut down. Route 66 is also temporarily shut down.

ISP SWAT is on scene and crisis negotiation officers are en route.