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An elderly woman is dead and two others were wounded after police say a gunman opened fire in front of a Southeast Texas courthouse.

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Beaumont police say the man suspected in Wednesday’s shootings near the Jefferson County Courthouse has been injured and captured.

Officer Doug Kibodeaux did not immediately have further details on the wounded suspect.

According to ABC, emergency personnel Wednesday afternoon surrounded the downtown courthouse, located near the Port of Beaumont. The courthouse was locked down. Beaumont is about 80 miles east of Houston.

Our thoughts go out to the victims’ families. 

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