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Shooter has died after trying to force his way into College Station apartments

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Posted at 3:31 PM, May 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-24 00:05:08-04

An investigation is underway after an officer involved shooting in College Station.

College Station Police report that 21-year-old Roderick Devonne Merchant, Jr armed was armed with a rifle and was pointing it at people while trying to force his way into the Eastmark Apartments on 2400 Cetnral Park Lane.

CSPD say they engaged the suspect after he began shooting.

According to CSPD, no officers were hurt and the Merchant was taken to the hospital and has since passed away.

The investigation is ongoing but CSPD says there is no danger to the public.