Texas A&M Commerce has canceled all classes, programs and events through Feb. 5 after a shooting Monday morning in a dormitory on the campus claimed the life of two women and injured a toddler.
“The health and safety of our students is always our top priority at A&M-Commerce. Therefore, all classes, programs and events on our campus will be canceled on Monday, Feb. 3, Tuesday, Feb. 4 and Wednesday, Feb. 5. This includes all remote locations and online classes. All services on the Commerce campus will be provided for students. Faculty and staff should report to work as usual. Classes and campus operations will resume on Thursday, February 6,” posted the University.
Officers found the two women and the child, a two-year-old boy, after responding to a call for help 10:15 a.m. at the Pride Rock residence hall.
The boy was taken to hospital and is in stable condition, police said.
As of Monday evening, officials still have not identified a shooter.
Professional counselors are available in the Halladay Student Services building on campus or by calling 903.886.5145 for anyone who needs assistance.