Gunman shoots 3 at Texas fair before being shot by deputies

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a gunman shot three people, including two first responders, at the Tri-State Fair & Rodeo in Texas before he was shot and wounded by sheriff’s deputies. Potter County Sheriff Brian Thomas says that just before 11 p.m. Monday a man opened fire on county deputies working off-duty at the fair. Thomas said a deputy, an off-duty firefighter also working at the fair and a bystander were struck. Deputies returned fire, wounding the suspect. Authorities say the wounded deputy, firefighter and bystander were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The gunman was taken to the hospital with injuries that were described as life-threatening. No motive was immediately disclosed.