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The UTEP campus is the scene of a police manhunt after the McDonald’s shooting;  at least 1 shot, 2 stopped

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The UTEP campus is the scene of a police manhunt after the McDonald’s shooting; at least 1 shot, 2 stopped

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At least two people were taken into custody at a Texas university early Friday following a shooting at a McDonald’s restaurant on Thursday night, according to reports.

The suspects were found after a manhunt and detained on the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) campus by police, the El Paso Times reported. At least one person was shot dead at the restaurant and a body was seen on the ground in the parking lot, El Paso’s FOX 14 reported, but the victim’s condition was not immediately known.

“ALL CLEAR. The dangerous situation is over. Please resume your normal activities”, UTEP tweeted just after 12:30 a.m. local time.

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El Paso police and emergency crews received a call for the shooting around 10 p.m. at McDonald’s, authorities said.

The shooting took place around 10 p.m. at a McDonald’s in the 7900 block of North Mesa Street in El Paso.
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Police dogs and a night vision plane were used during the manhunt. Authorities searched the university after finding a car in the area that may have been involved in the shooting, the El Paso Times reported.

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Students and staff were seen sheltering in place.

Dozens of people were captured sitting at tables as police armed with rifles searched a room on campus for the suspects, according to photos posted on Twitter by the university’s official student newspaper, The Prospector.

The suspects were taken into custody around 12:15 a.m. in the Union Building on campus.

Police have yet to reveal the identity of the suspects. The condition of the victim, who was also not identified by the police, was not immediately known.

The UTEP campus is the scene of a police manhunt after the McDonald’s shooting;  at least 1 shot, 2 stopped

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El Paso police and emergency teams received a call for the shooting around 10 p.m. (El Paso PD)

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