All clear at Baylor University after a nearby shooting had caused faculty, staff and students to seek immediate shelter. Waco police are investigating the shooting as a homicide case.
The Waco Police Department released the following statement on its Facebook page:
Early indications are that individuals were gathered on a vacant lot gambling when a black male approached on foot and started shooting. One black male was struck by the gunfire and subsequently has died.
Waco officers later found what they believe is the suspect's vehicle.
Police released the following statement later:
There is no indication that additional citizens, Baylor Staff or students are in any immediate danger. The shooting is not a random shooting and does not in anyway involve others outside our immediate crime scenes.
We are however continuing our search for the suspect.
Officers are searching for a black male in his late teens or early 20s with a fade haircut who was seen wearing a white tank top and tan shorts.