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Officials: Gunman a University of Texas student, acted alone

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP/WKOW) -- Law enforcement officials say they believe the gunman who opened fire with an AK-47 at a University of Texas campus library before killing himself was a student who acted alone.

Campus police Chief Robert Dahlstrom said at a Tuesday news conference that officials have ruled out the possibility of a second shooter. He says there was initial confusion about the number of suspects because the gunman fired shots in multiple locations.

Officials say the man fired an assault rifle on the sixth floor of the library early Tuesday before killing himself.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP/WKOW) -- Police say they're investigating two crime scenes on the University of Texas campus after a gunman opened fire inside a library then fatally shot himself.

Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo says authorities also continue to investigate reports of a possible second suspect Tuesday morning.

Officials say a man fired an automatic weapon on the sixth floor of the Perry-Castaneda Library early Tuesday before killing himself.

No other injuries have been reported but Acevedo says police also are investigating what he describes as a second crime scene outside the library where shots were fired.

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AUSTIN, TEXAS (WKOW) -- Police say a gunman opened fire inside a library at the University of Texas at Austin, then shot and killed himself.

Police spokeswoman Rhonda Weldon says no one else was hurt in the shooting Tuesday morning at the Perry-Castaneda Library.

Weldon says a man with an automatic weapon opened fire inside the library, then fatally shot himself.

She says police are seeking a possible second suspect.

Investigators are trying to determine what sparked the gunfire.

Students who live on campus are being asked to stay inside the building, and the campus is on lockdown.

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