At least two people are killed and at least 14 are injured after a gunman opens fire at a university homecoming party in Texas - as police launch manhunt for the shooter

Harrowing footage captures the aftermath of a devastating shooting that has left at least two students dead and 20 more injured after a gunman opened fire at a homecoming party in Texas. 
Emergency services were called to The Party Venue in Greenville, near Dallas, where an estimated 750 Texas A&M University-Commerce students were celebrating coming back to school.  
Video taken in the wake of the attack shows scenes of chaos, with multiple students on the floor dead or injured, while others try desperately to help their dying friends. 
A manhunt is now underway for the shooter who remains at large, police have said.   
Two dead after mass shooting at university event in Texas
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Bodies are removed from the Party Venue after a shooting in Greenville, Texas
Bodies are removed from the Party Venue after a shooting in Greenville, Texas 
Graphic footage from the scene showed seriously injured people on the floor with people screaming in the background
Graphic footage from the scene showed seriously injured people on the floor with people screaming in the background
Graphic footage from the scene showed seriously injured people on the floor with people screaming in the background
Photographs taken in the wake of the shooting show emergency services removing a body from the venue.
Chief Deputy Buddy Oxford said the shooter remains at large. 
He said the shooting began around 15 minutes after deputies arrived outside the venue, responding to reports of illegal parking. 
Deputies heard gunshots coming from the back of the building but could not tell whether the shots were fired from inside or outside, Oxford said.  
Bodies are removed from the Party Venue after a shooting in Greenville, Texas
Bodies are removed from the Party Venue after a shooting in Greenville, Texas
Officers found the two people who had been killed inside the building and 14 others sought treatment of were hospitalized for various injuries.  
Hunt County Police said three air ambulances took victims to a local trauma hospital and other victims were taken to three other hospitals nearby.
According to initial reports, there are up to 20 gunshot victims, including multiple fatalities and serious injuries. 
Police responded to reports of a mass shooting at 3.15am local time.
A police scanner reported at least one person was shot in the neck. Hunt County Police have not confirmed if any arrests have been made
A police scanner reported at least one person was shot in the neck. Hunt County Police have not confirmed if any arrests have been made
CBS 11 News reporter J.D Miles also tweeted: 'Reports from Greenville of a mass shooting at a party venue with several casualties.
'Multiple first responders on the scene. I'm told it was a homecoming party and there are fatalities.'
Jason Whitely, a to WFAA-TV reporter said: 'At least two fatalities. More than a dozen injured. A .227 caliber rifle is believed to be used. Motive unknown.'
He added: 'The confirmed mass shooting is on US380 in Hunt County, outside of Caddo Mills at a place called The Party Venue. Texas A&M Commerce students were attending. This is homecoming weekend at the university.'
Graphic video shared online shows bodies strewn on the floor in a pool of blood and at least one person receiving CPR as people can be heard screaming the background.
A police scanner reported at least one person was shot in the neck.
The Hunt County Sheriff's Department has not confirmed if any arrests have been made.
University officials said that the party was not an officially sanctioned homecoming event.
Investigators with the sheriff's department told WFAA that the party may have been linked to a campus fraternity.
'Nothing happened on campus,' Texas A&M Commerce said in a statement. 
'The shooting happened at a non-sanctioned homecoming party in Greenville. 
'We have not confirmed that any students were injured in the shooting.' 
The FBI and the state Texas Rangers have joined in the investigation.
Initial reports indicate that witnesses at the scene are so far not cooperating with law enforcement. 
At least two people are killed and at least 14 are injured after a gunman opens fire at a university homecoming party in Texas - as police launch manhunt for the shooter At least two people are killed and at least 14 are injured after a gunman opens fire at a university homecoming party in Texas - as police launch manhunt for the shooter Reviewed by STATION GOSSIP on 08:58 Rating: 5

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