Gunman Kills Hostage, Himself at Johnson Space Center in Houston
HOUSTON, Texas — A NASA contract worker armed with a handgun Friday killed a hostage and then himself after a nearly four-hour standoff in an office building at Johnson Space Center, Houston police said.
A second hostage, a woman, escaped with minor injuries, said Houston Police Capt. Dwayne Ready.
Text messages from a student in the middle school, received by a FOX 26 News employee, read:
2:41 PM CST
"MOM I HAVE A BIG STORY FOR YOU FOR FOX"
2:48 PM CST
"WE ARE IN LOCK-DOWN. CAN'T TALK"
2:53 PM CST
"THEY SAY THAT THERE IS A GUNMAN AT JOHNSON SPACE CENTER. BUILDING 44, AND THE DOOR KEEPS GETTING PUSHED AND HANDLE IS GETTING JIGGLED. THE HANDLE TO THE DOOR IN THE PORTABLES [CLASSROOM]."
3:05 PM CST
"[WE] ARE IN THE PORTABLES CLOSEST TO THE SPACE CENTER BUILDING."
3:06 PM CST
"...THERE ARE SOME PEOPLE REALLY FREAKING OUT."
3:14 PM CST
"THEY ARE SAYING STUFF LIKE OMG, WE ARE ALL GOING TO DIE. GOING INTO HISTERICS AND CRYING A WHOLE LOT AND SWEARING A WHOLE BUNCH."
3:18 PM CST
"OKAY. THEY GAVE US THE ALL-CLEAR."
Another sicko kills himself and takes someone else with him. Good Lord but the anti's will be in high gear over this.
More to follow as more follows.