September 1, 2019

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Odessa mass shooting: Gov. Greg Abbott responds In a Saturday statement, Abbott called the attack “cowardly” and offered his support to the victims, their families and people in the Midland, Odessa area. 

Odessa and Midland Shooting: Witness Video Captures Suspect Firing on Police

At least 5 people became victims of shooting in Texas Odessa

An unknown hijacked a postal service truck and started shooting at random passers-by. At least 20 people were injured. The shooter was killed by a policeman. US President Donald Trump informed of the tragedy.

Shooting on the streets of Odessa in Texas led to human casualties. As a result of the tragedy, at least five people were killed, the city ​​police said in a Facebook post on Saturday, August 31. According to her, another 20 people, including at least three police officers, were injured. The attacker was shot dead by a police officer.

Earlier, law enforcement officials said that an unknown man was driving around the city, having stolen a car of the US Postal Service, and shooting random people. The police allowed a second shooter and urged residents to exercise extreme caution.

US Attorney General  Barr reports Trump about the incident

State authorities are in close contact with local law enforcement, said Texas Governor Greg Abbott. “We will not allow hatred and cruelty to invade the State of the Lonely Star,” he stressed.

US Attorney General William Barr informed President Donald Trump about the tragedy. According to the head of state, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is involved.

Shooting in El Paso and Dayton

On August 3, a 21-year-old white man opened fire in one of Texas’s El Paso shopping centers. The victims were 22 people, including eight citizens of Mexico. The shooter is detained by the police.

A little later, on the night of August 4, an unidentified man opened fire on a street in Dayton, Ohio. The incident killed 10 people, including an attacker who was shot dead by police. At least 15 people were injured.

In the light of two massacres in the United States, Donald Trumpcalled for tightened control over the sale of firearms, and a few days later advocated for an increase in the number of medical facilities for mentally ill people as a measure to prevent acts of violence.

Greg Abbott Info

Governor of Texas

  • Born: Nov 13, 1957 (age 61) · Wichita Falls, TX
  • Office: Governor of Texas R-TX (Since 2015)
  • Office: Governor of Texas R-TX (Since 2015)
  • Spouse: Cecilia Abbott (m. 1981)
  • Children: Audrey Abbott (Daughter)
  • Predecessor: Rick Perry (Governor)
  • Education: Vanderbilt University Law School

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