Irving Police Report Active Shooter at North Lake Community College

Northlake College's C Building
Northlake College's C Building
Northlake College

This post will be updated as more information is available. 

Update Wednesday 9:00 p.m.: Irving Police believe Adrian Victor Torres, 21, shot 20-year-old Janeera Nickol Gonzalez in the school's performance hall before killing himself. Nasrin Nanbakhsh, a math tutor at the school, told reporters that she saw Gonzalez sitting on a chair, facing Torres before Torres fired three shots at her head.

Update Wednesday 2:00 p.m.: Irving Police confirms that two people including the shooter are dead in an apparent murder suicide. The school has cancelled all afternoon, evening and Thursday classes.

North Lake Community College's Irving Campus is locked down because an active shooter, Irving Police say. Irving Police Public Information Officer James McLellan confirmed during an impromptu press conference that an unknown suspect began shooting on campus at about 11:30 a.m.. While he's heard chatter over police radio about potential injuries, McLellan was unable to confirm whether any person on campus was shot.

Police are looking for a white man in an orange tank top armed with a handgun. According to the school, anyone on campus should head for the nearest classroom and lock themselves in. DART train and bus service to the school is suspended until further notice. Any person not on campus is encouraged to stay away from the school.


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