to connectVideoDeadly of Texas shooting began with a traffic stop, a suspect opened fire on officers
The police department are reporting that the ages of those killed in the West Texas shooting range, 15 to 57.
A 29-year-old letter carrier, was one of seven people killed when a gunman opened fire on Saturday afternoon in the West Texas, the law enforcement arm of the Post office confirmed on Sunday.
The United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS), announced in a statement, “The Post office is shocked and saddened by the events that occurred yesterday in the Midland-Odessa area. In particular, we mourn the loss of our postal family member, a letter carrier of Mary Granados, a 29-year-old, and we’re going to continue to keep her family in our thoughts.”
The delivery man was carjacked and murdered while working on it,” according to a GoFundMe page created to help the Granados’ family with funeral expenses.
The officers of the investigation into the stolen mail truck which is being used by the gunman, who opened fire in the city of Odessa and Midland.
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“I have had the privilege to work with Mary in the past,” los angeles Aid, that is, the page has to be made with the consent of Granados’ sister, wrote the following. “She was beautiful on the inside and the outside, with a big heart and is always ready to have a boyfriend, and always had a smile on her face!!!”
Investigators said Sunday that the gunman, who police did not identify, was acting alone when he killed seven people, ranging in age from 15 to 57 years old, and injured at least 22 others, including three police officers and a 17-month-old girl with an AR-type rifle.”
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Texas Gov. In fact, Greg Abbott, said of the toddler who was injured in the shoot-out, it would have to undergo surgery on Monday to remove shrapnel from her chest. Fox 34 in Lubbock, Texas, citing a spokesman for the hospital reported that the 17-month-old to be released on Sunday. It is unclear whether or not the operation has already taken place.
The city of Odessa’s police chief, Michael Gerke suggested Sunday that more people would have died, had the police killed the gunman out of a crowded movie theater. Two of the victims died at night.
The police chief also said that he is not in the name of the shooter, which is due to the presence of a Saturday, as a white male in his 30’s, because I refuse to accept it.”
“I’m not going to give him any publicity for what he has done,” the chief said.
The shooting began at around 3 a.m. Saturday after state troopers pulled over the shooter’s to make a left-hand turn without signaling.
In the chaos that ensued, the accused hijacked the postal truck, and fired randomly, investigators said.
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Gerke said on 15 sites had been designated as criminal offence.
The city of Odessa police officers to park their cars outside, and the Music City Mall in Odessa, Texas, after the first shots were fired on Saturday.
(Jacy Lewis/Reporter-Telegram, via AP)
The Texas Department of Public Safety spokeswoman said the driver pointed a gun in the direction of the rear window of his car and fired a number of shots” at himself as if he were still on the move.
She told me that the shot hit one of the two troopers inside the patrol car, and the gunman took off and continued to shoot.
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Two other cops were shot and killed before the suspect was killed. The researchers said that the soldier was in serious but stable condition on Saturday, and the other officers were in a stable.
Gerke said that the researchers had not yet established a motive for the shooting. FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs said that the murderer had no link to terrorist groups.
Investigators said the shooter had a criminal record and, according to online court records, he was arrested in 2001 in McLennan County, Texas, and charged with the offence of criminal trespass and evading arrest. According to the records, he is guilty of funds in a deferred prosecution agreement, in which the load has been waived, after he had served two years of probation.
They did not say where he got his AR-type rifle.”
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The town marked the second mass shooting in Texas in a month’s time. A gunman killed 22 people in El Paso earlier in the month of August.
Fox News’ Maggie Kerkman, Robert Gearty, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.