Larry Bollin Accused of Bryan, Texas, Mass Shooting

Larry Bollin Accused of Bryan, Texas, Mass Shooting
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Larry Bollin is accused of being the mass shooter who opened fire in Bryan, Texas, at a business named Kent Moore Cabinets.

That’s according to a statement from police. He is being held on $1 milliom bond and is 27 years old. He was arrested in Grimes County. The Associated Press gave his full name as Larry Winston Bollin, 27, of Iola, Texas, and reported that he was an employee at the company.

According to KBTX-TV, police confirmed that multiple people were shot during the April 8, 2021, incident. It was later revealed that Bollin is accused of killing one person and injuring six other people.

Among the injured: A Texas state trooper.

Here’s what you need to know:


An ‘Active Manhunt’ Ended in the Shooting of a State Trooper

The suspect was initially at large and an “active manhunt” unfolded to find him. The suspect’s motive has not yet been released.

Authorities later took Bollin into custody. “A DPS Trooper was shot while pursuing an individual suspected of being involved in the shooting in Bryan. He remains in serious but stable condition,” Texas DPS wrote on Twitter.

It’s the latest mass shooting in a nation already reeling from shootings in the Atlanta area and in Colorado. “The Bryan Police Department and local first responders responded to a shooting at 350 Stone City Dr. Officers on scene found several victims. All victims were transported to local hospitals. The suspect is still at large. This is still an active investigation,” Bryan police wrote on Twitter.


Several People Are in Critical Condition, Reports Say

A KBTX-TV journalist reported that several of the victims were in critical condition. “Jane Long School will not be releasing students right now due to the shooting incident nearby on Stone City Drive,” journalist Rusty Surette wrote on Twitter.

Eight ambulances were sent to the scene, according to The Eagle.

According to the Eagle, police issued an alert for a suspect vehicle.

Bryan Police Lt. Jason James said in a news conference that they found “several victims.” The call for the shooting came through at 2:30 p.m.

James said that employees were being interviewed. James said authorities were still working on what happened and why.

Bryan, Texas, is a community of about 84,000 people.

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