U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Texas John Bash said they would seek the death penalty in the mass shooting at Walmart in El Paso, Texas
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August 05, 2019 - 6:12 am
Federal authorities investigating the El Paso shooting call it an act of domestic terrorism, but they won't be able to apply the same terrorism law that prosecutors have used for years against supporters of the Islamic State and al-Qaida.
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Members of the FBI evidence response team investigate the scene of a mass shooting at a shopping complex Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in El Paso, Texas.
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August 05, 2019 - 5:58 am
EL PASO (AP) - The shooting that killed 20 people at a crowded El Paso department store will be handled as a domestic terrorism case, federal authorities said as they weighed hate-crime charges against the suspected gunman that could carry the death penalty. A local prosecutor announced Sunday that...
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August 04, 2019 - 1:20 pm
Officials say they'll seek the death penalty for the alleged El Paso shooter. The alleged suspect in custody has been identified as 21-year-old Patrick Crusius of Allen. He's accused of shooting up a Wal-Mart in that West Texas town, killing some 20 people. Former Fort Worth Police Chief Jeff...
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August 04, 2019 - 4:16 am
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Nine people in Ohio have been killed in the second mass shooting in the U.S. in less than 24 hours, and the suspected shooter is also deceased, police said. Dayton police tweeted that an active shooter situation began in the Oregon District at 1 a.m., but that officers nearby...
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August 04, 2019 - 3:19 am
DAYTON, OHIO - (KRLD) Ohio police say an "active shooting incident" is responsible for injuring at least 16 people in downtown Dayton. In the early hours of Sunday morning, the Dayton Police Department tweeted: "We are investigating an active shooter incident in the #OregonDistrict. Please avoid...
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August 03, 2019 - 10:42 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A young gunman opened fire in an El Paso, Texas, shopping area packed with as many as 3,000 people during the busy back-to-school season Saturday, leaving 20 dead and more than two dozen injured. Gov. Greg Abbott called the incident in the Texas border city "one of the most...
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August 03, 2019 - 9:36 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates expressed outrage Saturday that mass shootings have becoming chillingly common nationwide and blamed the National Rifle Association and its congressional allies after a gunman opened fire at a shopping area near the Texas-Mexico border. "It's not...
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