Police have identified the suspect they have in custody related to the gunfire reported at a cabinet business in Bryan, Texas, on April 8 that left one person dead and five others injured.
The suspect was identified as Larry Bollin, 27, of Grimes County.
He has been charged with murder and booked into the Brazos County Detention Centre, according to the Bryan Police Department.
WPVI-TV reports that he is currently being held on $1 million bond.
Bollin is believed to be an employee at Kent Moore Cabinets where the shooting took place, according to Bryan Police Chief Eric Buske. Police also suspect he acted as a lone gunman.
In a Facebook post, officials said the Bryan Police Department responded to the premises of the cabinet-making business on 350 Stone City Drive after reports of a shooting at approximately 2:30 p.m. local time.
Initial reports stated there were several injured individuals. Officers arrived on scene and provided medical attention to victims and searched for the suspect. But the suspect had fled before officers arrived.
Brazos County Sheriff’s Office, College Station Police Department, Texas A&M University Police Department, and local constables all assisted in securing the scene.
Bryan Fire Department transported a total of six patients to area hospitals. Four patients were in a critical condition, one patient sustained non-life threatening injuries and an additional person was also transported for an asthma attack.
One victim was found deceased at the location.
The suspect was later apprehended in Grimes County by Texas Department of Public Safety.
The victim’s name has not yet been released. Authorities said the name would be shared on Friday.
One of the injured victims has been identified as a trooper with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS). Texas DPS said on Twitter that the officer was “while pursuing an individual suspected of being involved in the shooting in Bryan” when he was shot.
He remains in serious but stable condition, Texas DPS said.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives sent agents and dogs to the shooting scene, said spokesman Deon Washington. Police asked people to stay away from the business during the investigation.
At a 6 p.m. press conference, Bryan Police Chief Eric Buske said they do not have a motive for the suspect in the shooting. Bollin used a handgun during the incident.
An employee at the business told KBTX that around 100 people work inside the building where the shooting occurred. Witnesses also said the shootings appeared to be targeted.
“I have been working closely with the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Texas Rangers as they assist local law enforcement on a swift response to this criminal act,” Abbott said.
“Their efforts led to the arrest of the shooting suspect. The state will assist in any way needed to help prosecute the suspect. Cecilia and I are praying for the victims and their families and for the law enforcement officer injured while apprehending the suspect.”