Gunman, 1 other person dead in shooting at veterans' clinic

Jan 6, 2015 5:11 PM by News Staff

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Officials say a gunman opened fire at a veterans' medical clinic in West Texas, killing one other person.

Fort Bliss Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty announced Tuesday night that the shooter is also dead.

Twitty did not say whether the gunman was shot by responding officers. He did also not provide any details on the victim of the shooting at the El Paso Veterans Affairs Health Care System.

Douglas Lindquist with the FBI says there are hundreds of potential witnesses, most of whom were seeking medical care. The FBI will be interviewing those witnesses.

A gunman and one other person are dead in a shooting at a veterans' medical clinic in West Texas.

The clinic is in a complex that also includes the William Beaumont Army Medical Center.

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