One person died Thursday and several others were injured, including four seriously, in a shooting at a furniture store in Texas, local police said. The alleged perpetrator of the shots was arrested and is a “store clerk”Bryan Town police tweeted. His motivations remain unknown at the moment.
“At approximately 2:30 pm we were informed of a shooting, (…) the agents intervened and found several victims at the scene,” Jason James, a spokesman for the Bryan police, located in Houston, had previously told reporters. and Dallas. . One person died, he later told AFP. Five people were also injured, four of them seriously, and were hospitalized.
These events came hours after President Joe Biden revealed at the White House specific measures to limit the proliferation of firearms in the United States, where shootings are a recurring scourge.