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    Shots Fired at Dallas Vigil for Victim of Greenville Shooting

    Police are responding to a reported shooting Sunday at a Dallas vigil for one of the victims of the shooting in Greenville. (Published Monday, Oct. 28, 2019)

    Shots rang out at a Sunday night vigil in Dallas for one of the two victims killed in the shooting at an off-campus party in Greenville. There were no confirmed reports of injuries but an NBC 5 news vehicle was struck at least three times.

    The Dallas Police Department said in a statement that officers responded to the shooting call just after 8 p.m. at St. Augustine Park in Pleasant Grove.

    Police said when officers arrived, they learned that a disturbance started during a candlelight vigil for the Greenville shooting. The disturbance escalated and shots were fired.

    Several vehicles were damaged by the gunfire, police said.

    Police have not said whether anyone was in custody in connection with the shooting.

    The Greenville shooting took place just before midnight on Saturday. More than 750 people were attending a party at The Party Venue, some of them to celebrate during Texas A&M University at Commerce's homecoming weekend.

    A gunman, who remains at large, opened fire into the crowd, killing two people and injuring 12, six of whom were struck by gunshots.

    The identities of the two people killed have not been officially released, but family members of the victims identified them to NBC 5 as Kevin Berry and Byron Craven Jr.