Sheriff's official: Texas college shooting was between 2 people; maintenance man injured

School to re-open Wednesday

HOUSTON - Authorities Tuesday said the shooting at a Texas community college was the result of an altercation between two people, and at least one was a student.

Harris County Sheriff's Maj. Armando Tello said both people involved in the altercation at Lone Star College were wounded and hospitalized. He said a college maintenance man was injured in the crossfire and also taken to a hospital.

Authorities said the shooting, which involved one handgun, happened between two buildings at the campus' center courtyard.

Tello said a female who had a student ID was hospitalized for a medical complication.

The shooting happened before 1 p.m. Tuesday

Authorities said an investigation is ongoing, but the campus is considered safe.

Dr. Richard Carpenter, chancellor of the Lone Star College System, said the school would re-open Wednesday.

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