Three people died after unrest involving a gunman in southern Brazos County

BRAZOS COUNTY, Texas (KBTX) – Investigators share details of a scene of violence that unfolded Thursday afternoon in a rural neighborhood in southern Brazos County that left three people dead, including one person with a gun of a firearm.

A spokesperson for the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office said deputies and state troopers responded around 3:30 p.m. to private property on Stokes Circle near Pipeline Road for a disturbance involving an armed person.

Deputies say when they arrived the suspect was still armed and they tried to defuse the situation, but the suspect refused to follow orders to lay down the weapon and was eventually shot dead by a soldier. State.

As law enforcement officers worked to secure the scene and clear the area, they found two other deceased people on the property.

Investigators declined to say how the other two died or what their relationship to the shooter is.

The names and ages of everyone involved have not been released, but deputies said the situation did not involve a nearby assisted living facility.

“The Brazos County Sheriff’s Office, the Brazos County District Attorney’s Office and the Texas Rangers are all working together to investigate this tragic incident. As we are very early in this investigation, we will provide more details as they are discovered. No officers were injured in this incident,” deputy spokesman David Wilcox said. “We would like to thank the Texas DPS, Brazos County District Attorney’s Office, Texas A&M Police Department, Bryan Police Department, University Station Medical and Fire Department, and PCT of the Brazos County Volunteer Fire Department. 1 for their assistance during this incident.

The area where the survey is ongoing is near the Peach Creek Cutoff between the new community of Southern Pointe and Peach Creek Road.

As new details are released, we will update this story.

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