Wounded suspect booked in connection with campus gunfire


Associated Press

Posted on January 23, 2013 at 9:30 AM

Updated Monday, Jan 28 at 9:21 AM

EDITOR'S NOTE: On January 28, Charges were dropped against Carlton Berry, the man who was first accused in the shooting on the campus of Lone Star College.

HOUSTON (AP) — One of the people hospitalized after yesterday's shooting on a Texas community college campus has been booked on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Sheriff's officials say Carlton Berry will be arraigned tomorrow. His condition, and the condition of the other person believed to have been involved shooting, haven't been disclosed. A maintenance worker who was caught in the crossfire was also sent to a hospital.

The gunfire at Lone Star College prompted a lockdown and then an evacuation of the campus.

Authorities are offering no details on what prompted the shooting. They say one of the two people who were involved had a student ID.

The campus reopened late yesterday afternoon, and classes are resuming today.

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081-a-03-(Richard Carpenter, chancellor, Lone Star College System, with reporters)-"its still safe"-Lone Star College System Chancellor Richard Carpenter says it's safe for students to return to class. (23 Jan 2013)

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080-a-07-(Eyyonna Fontenot, Lone Star College student, in AP interview)-"took off running"-Lone Star College student Eyyonna Fontenot says everyone was stunned when the shooting first started. (23 Jan 2013)

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APPHOTO TXPS202: A Harris Precinct 4 Constable blocks off an entrance to the Lone Star College North Harris campus after a shooting on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 in Houston. The shooting on campus wounded three people and sent students fleeing for safety as officials placed the campus on lockdown, officials said. Harris County Sheriff's Maj. Armando Tello said authorities had detained a person of interest. Police did not provide any details about the people who were wounded. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider) (22 Jan 2013)

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APPHOTO TXHOU104: Maj. Armando Tello, of the Harris County Sheriff's Department, listens to questions during a news conference following a shooting at Lone Star College in north Harris County Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, in Houston. The shooting wounded three people Tuesday and sent students fleeing for safety as officials placed the campus on lockdown, officials said. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Brett Coomer) (22 Jan 2013)

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