Health Care

Texas shooting rampage leaves 7 dead, 19 wounded

Texas shooting rampage leaves 7 dead, 19 wounded”

Authorities say the gunman in a West Texas rampage was sacked from his job and called both police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation before the mass shooting began.

The 36-year-old man who went on a shooting rampage Saturday in the Odessa-Midland area of Texas was sacked from his job at a trucking company hours before he indiscriminately opened fire on people.

Police report that the ages of those killed in the West Texas shooting rampage range from 15 to 57. He began shooting at them with what police described as an AR-type weapon and sped away.

No details were given as to what caused him to fail.

Gerke said there were still no answers pointing to a motive for the chaotic rampage, which began Saturday afternoon when Texas state troopers tried pulling over a gold auto on Interstate 20 for failing to signal a left turn.

He then peeled off, firing indiscriminately out of the truck as he floored it towards Odessa, authorities said.

HB 121 provides a legal defense for licensed gun owners who unknowingly enter establishments with signage dictating guns are prohibited if the person promptly leaves after being asked.

It was initially believed there were two shooters and Midland police had earlier said one suspect was driving a US Postal Service van, and another was believed to be in a gold and white Toyota truck.

Moving forward will be hard, Turner said "but with strength and a "whatever-it-takes" spirit we will show this community, our state and our nation, what it means to be West Texans".

The gunman was eventually taken down at Cinergy Movie Theater in Odessa.

Among those injured in the Odessa, Texas, shootings August 31, 2019 was 17-month-old Anderson Davis.

One wounded law enforcement officer is a trooper from the Department of Public Safety and the other two are from the Midland and Odessa police departments. All are in stable condition.

Hundreds of West Texas residents stood and bowed their heads together, reciting the Lord's Prayer at a vigil for those killed in Saturday's mass shooting.

A gunman led police on a chase of more than 10 miles (16 kilometers), spraying bullets at people along the way and leaving seven dead and almost two dozen injured.

The shooting happened hours before a series of firearm laws went into effect in Texas, where four of the 10 deadliest mass shootings in modern USA history have happened.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said a 17-month-old girl is recovering but faces surgery on Monday to remove shrapnel from her right chest.

At Sunday's press conference, Abbott said, "I have been to too many of these events".

President Donald Trump called the Odessa-Midland shooter "a very sick person", but said background checks on gun buyers would not have prevented recent USA gun violence. Too many Texans have lost their lives.

"The shooter drove within 30 feet of us and drove up that road", Ott said Sunday, pointing to one of the streets leading past the shopping center where his facility is located. "The status quo in Texas is unacceptable, and action is needed".

Like this



02 Сентября 2019
Zareen Khan believes in embracing imperfections
This comes after Zareen yesterday said that she believes in embracing her imperfections with pride rather than covering them up. On an Insta story, Anushka wrote, "Zareen, you're handsome , fearless and strong just the way you are".

02 Сентября 2019
Colts sign QB Brian Hoyer after Andrew Luck's retirement
Hoyer's Patriot contract included $1.5 million in guaranteed money and a $200,000 roster bonus he received in March. The magnitude of the contract is a clear indication the Colts view Hoyer as at least their backup for 2019.

02 Сентября 2019
McIlroy stumbles late in 3rd round at European Masters
At the impressive course in the Swiss Alps , Malaysian Gavin Green earned a one-shot lead on 11 under par after adding a 64 to his opening 65.

02 Сентября 2019
New Japanese Switch Lite commercial shows how easy love can be
That's because these cases have to take into consideration the multiple forms the Switch can take. Since its launch in 2018, Nintendo has allowed Vivox's SDK to be used by any Switch developer.

02 Сентября 2019
Taliban ‘Launch Second Attack’ On Afghan City Despite Peace Talks
Few details have emerged from this latest round of U.S. -Taliban peace talks, adding to the uncertainty as violence increases. Khalilzad was visiting Kabul on Sunday to brief the Afghan government on a deal that is not yet final.

02 Сентября 2019
Japan manufacturing activity shrinks for fourth month in August: PMI
The survey is likely to strengthen expectations for monetary easing from the European Central Bank next week. But there are signs the economy may start to lose the support from consumption and capital expenditure.

02 Сентября 2019
Xiaomi announces Redmi Smart TV, Note 8 and laptop
First off, the Note 8 Pro will not even use the total 64MP resolution offered by its Samsung GW1 module at all times. A close-up shot of the SoC cluster is another interesting one, which mentions a presence of a Qualcomm SMB1351 chip.

02 Сентября 2019
Five Tourists Feared Dead After Being Swept By Floods At Hell’s Gate
Further reports indicate that the survivor who narrowly escaped the ordeal said his wife was among those swept away by the floods. The gorge had been closed to the public because of heavy rains.

02 Сентября 2019
Gatland confident of bold Cup showing, Sport News & Top Stories
Wales's opening World Cup game is against Georgia in Toyota City on 23 September , followed by Australia in Tokyo six days later. Apart from one day, where his calves were a bit tight, he hasn't missed a training session or been in the physio room.

02 Сентября 2019
Apple’s Tile-Like tracking Device Spotted in iOS 13 Build
Apple is reportedly working on its own Tile-like Bluetooth tracking device which can be attached to items like purses or keys. The internal build of iOS 13 reveals a red 3D balloon that can help users find a lost item after scanning through the iPhone.