Police investigating shooting at East Texas college

MARSHALL, Texas (KETK) - The Marshall Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on the Wiley College campus early Monday morning.

Around 12:15 a.m., officers responded to the area of University Avenue, near Wiley Avenue, on reports of gunshots.

The preliminary report indicates a black sedan entered the Strickland Hall parking lot and possibly exchanged gunfire with a person who was in the area.

It is believed the black sedan was occupied by two subjects.

The suspects in the sedan crashed into a retaining wall, causing damage to the wall and the vehicle.

The vehicle left the scene prior to officers arriving on scene.

During the investigation, officers discovered a bullet went through a window in one of the Strickland Hall dorm rooms.

Three female students were inside the dorm room at the time of the shooting, but no injuries were reported.

Police do not believe the dormitories were the target of the shooting.

Police are still searching for the individuals involved in the shooting.

Those involved are facing charges of deadly conduct.

The vehicle used during the commission of this crime is described as a black sedan with extensive front-end damage.

Anyone with information about this incident or the people involved is urged to call the Marshall Police Department at 903-935-4575. Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact Marshall/Harrison County Crime Stoppers at 903-935-9969.

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