An eyewitness video published on social media supposedly shows the moment police shot and killed the suspect in the mass shooting in Odessa and Midland, Texas on Saturday afternoon.
Shooting is heard in the video and police cars are visible.
In another video, people are seen dropping to the ground after shots are fired.
My heart just broke... PRAYERS FOR ODESSA! pic.twitter.com/pHdS0Te7uq— evi (@_annaive) 31 августа 2019 г.
One more video posted online shows the gun battle between police and the shooter with police radio transmissions.
VIDEO: "I'm hit, I'm hit! Shots fired, shots fired!" Dispatch audio captures gun battle between police and Odessa/Midland shooter pic.twitter.com/95aGYek7Ub— Matthew Keys (@MatthewKeysLive) 1 сентября 2019 г.
In addition, another video appeared on social media showing a TV presenter getting evacuated from the Music City Mall in Odessa following reports of active shooting.
VIDEO: KOSA-TV evacuates studios at Music City Mall in Odessa following reports of chaos at mall, officers with guns drawn [KOSA-TV] pic.twitter.com/JWF9jwFshZ— Matthew Keys (@MatthewKeysLive) 31 августа 2019 г.
Initially, police reported about two shooters in two separate vehicles, but later it was revealed that there was only one shooter. The perpetrator, who has yet to be identified, was shot and killed in Odessa.
President Donald Trump has already been briefed about the tragedy. An investigation is underway.