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Man, 22, charged over Houston college shooting

SHOOTING: The suspect, believed to be Carlton Berry, remains hospitalised with wounds suffered during gunfire Lone Star college in Houston yesterday (Jan 22)

A 22-YEAR-OLD man has been charged in the shootings at a Houston college campus that left him and two others wounded.

At present the suspect is believed to be Carlton Berry who police have charged with aggravated assault. He remains hospitalised with wounds suffered in the shooting, a spokesman from the Harris County Sheriff's Office said.

It is believed that a fight between two people erupted in gunfire at 6pm (GMT) at a Lone Star College campus in suburban Houston. A maintenance man was caught in the crossfire, and students and others were sent cowering in classrooms.

No one was killed, but the volley of gunshots heard shortly after noon fear of another campus massacre just over a month after 26 were killed at a Connecticut elementary school.

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