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At least five dead and 21 injured in shooting in west Texas.

Initially police feared that there were multiple shooters in Odessa Texas randomly shooting people.  It was later reported by the Midland Police that there was an active shooter and that the shooter had been shot and killed.  Police say there is no active shooter at this time but they are investigating whether there are more possible suspects.

During the period in which police believed there to be multiple shooters they told citizens to stay in their houses.  Some of the 20 victims who transported to a local hospital are in critical condition others in stable condition.

Police chief Michael Gerke of Odessa, Texas says the shooter started shooting in his vehicle after a traffic stop.  He later hijacked a mail truck and continued his shooting spree.  It is being reported that 3 law enforcement officials are among the wounded.

 

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