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Police said they shot and killed the gunman at a movie theater.”]]],[1,”p”,[[0,[],0,”Odessa police said the suspect was a while man in his mid-30s. The motive for the carnage—which began with a traffic stop—was unknown, authorities said.”]]],[1,”p”,[[0,[],0,”The terrifying and chaotic scene unfolded at first along highways that connect Midland and Odessa. Midland Mayor Jerry Morales said motorists were targeted “at random.””]]],[1,”p”,[[0,[],0,”Footage from the scene showed multiple vehicles with bullet holes in their windshields.”]]],[1,”p”,[[0,[],0,”At one point, the suspect fled from his vehicle and hijacked a U.S. Postal Service truck.”]]],[1,”p”,[[0,[],0,”Around 6:30 p.m. ET, Midland Police confirmed that a suspect was shot and killed at the Cinergy movie theater at the Music City Mall in Odessa and said there was no longer an active shooter situation.”]]],[1,”p”,[[0,[],0,”Alex Woods told CNN he was driving up to the mall and saw police swarming the theater area.”]]],[1,”p”,[[0,[],0,”“I just see a bunch of gunfire going off and I see the officer walking up to the mail van and discharging his weapon into it,” Woods said. “It was a very surreal moment.””]]],[10,0],[1,”p”,[[0,[],0,”Authorities initially said it appeared the incident involved two shooters—in separate vehicles—though they later said that was not the case.”]]],[1,”p”,[[0,[],0,”A Texas Department of Public Safety officer, a Midland Police Department officer and an Odessa Police Department were injured during the rampage.”]]],[1,”p”,[[0,[],0,”Residents of Midland and Odessa were urged to remain indoors. 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