Police search for active shooters in Midland-Odessa Texas | News Coverage from USA

Police search for active shooters in Midland-Odessa Texas

Authorities are searching for two active shooters in Odessa, Texas, according to local police.

Police believe the shooters are traveling in two separate vehicles: one is a small Toyota truck and the other is a USPS Postal van.

Police are urging residents of the Midland-Odessa metro area to stay indoors, as there have been multiple reported locations.

“For the safety of the public and law enforcement please stay away from the area and stay in your homes,” the Midland Police Department said on Twitter.

The nearby University of Texas Permian Basin is on lockdown.

According to the Associated Press, the White House has been briefed on the situation.

New York Police Department’s Chief of Counterterrorism James R. Waters said on Twitter that he is monitoring the active shooter reports in Texas closely.

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