The moment police cornered and killed a gunman in a parking lot after he went on a mass shooting rampage in Texas has been captured by a terrified witness  Officers swooped on the male suspect – who is understood to be a white man in his 30s – and shot him, bringing his bloody reign of terror to an end  The gunman, who has not yet been named but was known to police, killed five people and wounded 21 others between the West Texas cities of Midland and Odessa  The incident unfolded last night on a busy Labor Day holiday weekend after the man was stopped by officials for failing to signal a left turn   Did you see what happened? Email [email protected]    When confronted by a police officer, he open fire and fled  He continued shooting at motorists and shoppers as he drove forcing innocent people to run for their lives  He then went on to hijack a postal van before being cornered by police and killed outside a multiplex cinema complex in Odessa  Footage of the final stand-off shows officers race out their cars with their guns pointed and surround the suspect  The sound of bullets being fired can also be heard.  The woman filming the incident unfold from her car urges her passengers to get down  Clearly terrified, she says: “Oh my God.this is crazy. Somebody is on the ground ”    Authorities originally thought there were two shooters driving two vehicles, but Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke told a news conference on Saturday evening that he believed there was only one  The gunman was heading from Midland to Odessa when he was stopped at 3.17 pm local time, Gerke said  He shot the police officer and drove to a Home Depot and continued shooting.  “At some point the suspect stole a mail truck and ditched his car,” Gerke said  He drove the mail truck back east, pursued by police, before crashing into a stationary vehicle behind the Odessa Cinergy multiplex complex, where he engaged in a gun battle with police and was shot dead, Gerke said  Video shown by a local CBS affiliate showed the white postal van crashing into a vehicle at high speed outside the movie theatre complex before the man believed to be the shooter was swarmed by police  Screaming theater goers ran from the complex.  Gerke said the suspect was known to him but declined to comment on a motive for the shootings  Three police officers are among those who were shot.  A student from the Ector County Independent School District was also killed during the shooting  The Ector County Independent School District tweeted: “We are heartbroken and outraged by the violence that struck our community and our school district today  “We are learning that we have lost friends, family members, as well as one of our students ”  The Medical Center Hospital in Odessa took in 13 victims, including one who died, the hospital’s director, Russell Tippin, told reporters    Seven were in critical condition, two serious, and two were treated and released One “pediatric patient” under the age of two was transferred to another facility, he said  “Grab onto your loved ones, pray for this town, stop and give your prayers for the victims,” Tippin added  Midland Mayor Jerry Morales said hundreds of people were enjoying the holiday weekend inside the Cinergy complex when the gunman was confronted by officers who boxed in his vehicle in the parking lot before shots were exchanged  He said the suspect used a rifle to shoot the Texas Department of Public Safety officer who had stopped his vehicle, but did not know any more details about the weapon  Morales said three police officers – one from Midland, one from Odessa and the Department of Public Safety officer – were wounded by gunfire  At one point, Midland police barricaded the highway to stop the suspect leaving Odessa, about 20 miles (32km) away in the Permian oil boom area of West Texas  “It was very chaotic,” Morales said. “There were rumours flying that the shooter was at shopping malls, the movie theatre ”  Retail stores, a shopping mall and the University of Texas Permian Basin were locked down as rumours spread of the shootings and sightings, he said  The Texas Department of Public Safety said that as two state troopers made the initial traffic stop, the suspect pointed a rifle toward the rear window of his car and fired several shots toward their patrol vehicle, hitting of them  The wounded trooper is in serious but stable condition, and two other wounded police officers are in stable condition at a local hospital, the department said in a statement  At one point armed police ran through the Music City Mall in Odessa, forcing anchors for television station CBS 7, located inside, to duck off-screen as the building went into lockdown  Saturday’s shooting came after 22 people were killed at a Walmart store about 255 miles west of Midland in the city of El Paso, Texas on August 3