Police said at least seven people were killed, including the shooter, and 21 were injured. Fourteen people were being treated at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, Texas, according to CEO Russell Tippin.
It's unclear why police pulled over the unidentified gunman or what his motive was.
The gunshots struck one of two troopers inside the patrol auto, Ms Cesinger said, after which the gunman fled and continued shooting. The suspect is reportedly said to be a white male in his 30s; he was eventually killed by Odessa police.
Devin Sanchez, a spokesman for the City of Odessa, said there are 10 confirmed injuries with possibly up to 20 injured.
"We're hoping it's just one shooter and we have contained him", he said.
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The switch in vehicles appears to have lead to confusion over the number of suspects.
Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke said that three law enforcement officers were shot, including a DPS Trooper, a Midland Police Department officer and an Odessa Police Department officer. Theater goers were seen running screaming out of the complex.
Police confirm at least one gunman has been shot and killed. Odessa Police Department officials say three law enforcement officers were shot: an Odessa Police officer, a Midland Police officer and a state police officer.
"Pray that whatever is causing them to do this will be defeated by God and they will stop shooting". Seven people were in critical condition, two in serious condition and two were treated and released, he said.
Several of the victims are still being treated at local hospitals.
The attack during the busy Labor Day weekend put people on edge in a state where a gunman killed 22 less than a month ago at a Walmart in El Paso, about 285 miles west of Odessa. "FBI and Law Enforcement is fully engaged", he tweeted.
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Vice President Mike Pence told reporters, "Our hearts go out to all the victims and families who had loved ones lose their lives".
There's no word on the condition of any of the victims or that of the postal worker who was using the USPS van when it was taken.
Authorities retrieve evidence markers at the scene of a mass shooting, August 4, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio.
Odessa and Midland, which are home to over 251,000 people combined, are both about 500 kilometres west of Dallas.
The El Paso shooting happened just hours before a gunman in Dayton, Ohio, killed nine people. We will unite, as Texans always do, to respond to this tragedy.
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