Texas Goes Permitless on Guns, and Police Face an Armed Public
HOUSTON — Tony Earls hung his head before a row of television cameras, staring down, his life upended. Days before, Earls had pulled out his handgun and opened fire, hoping to strike a man who had just robbed him and his wife at an ATM in Houston. Instead, he struck Arlene Alvarez, a 9-year-old girl seated in a passing pickup, killing her. “Is Mr. Earls licensed to carry?” a reporter asked during the February news conference, in which his lawyer spoke for him. Sign up for The Morning newsletternews.yahoo.com
Family of Arlene Alvarez holds news conference after home burglarized to urge community to rally against crime in Harris County
The family of a 9-year-old Houston girl who died after she was shot by a man who opened fire when he was robbed at an ATM last year held a news conference Thursday to urge the community to rally against increased crime in Harris County.
Family of Arlene Alvarez says they will continue to fight for justice despite grand jury declining to indict man accused of fatally shooting 9-year-old
The family of 9-year-old Arlene Alvarez spoke out for the first time one day after a Harris County Grand Jury declined to indict the gunman who is believed to have pulled the trigger in the fatal shooting of the child.
Arlene Alvarez’s death: $30,000 reward offered for info leading to arrest of robbery suspect who set off chain of events which caused deadly shooting of 9-year-old
Authorities continue to search for a robbery suspect who they believe is responsible for a deadly chain of events after a Harris County Grand Jury declined to indict the gunman who is believed to have pulled the trigger in the fatal shooting of 9-year-old Arlene Alvarez, District Attorney Kim Ogg announced on Tuesday.
Reward increased to $25K for information on suspects responsible for fatally shooting 5-year-old girl, injuring her 8-year-old brother
Houston Police Chief Troy Finner and homicide detectives were joined by family members Wednesday to make a plea to the public for additional information on the suspect or suspects involved in the fatal shooting of 5-year-old Khamaya Dior Donelson.
‘No more low bonds!’: Families affected by gun violence join together to protest bond system at Harris County Criminal Justice Center
The families of Arlene Alvarez, Diamond Alvarez and Ashanti Grant joined together to protest the recent gun violence that took the lives of their children in recent months.
Newly-released surveillance video shows frightening ATM robbery which led to deadly shooting of innocent 9-year-old girl
Houston police have released surveillance video showing the frightening moments of an ATM robbery that led to the deadly shooting of Arlene Alvarez, an innocent 9-year-old girl. The robbery victim, 41-year-old Tony Earls, has been charged for allegedly firing the shot that ended the little girl’s life.
Lawyer: Man accused of girl's shooting death not a 'monster'
Lawyers for Tony Earls along with his wife on Monday called the Feb. 14 fatal shooting of Arlene Alvarez a tragedy but argued Earls was not reckless when he fired in self-defense at a truck he thought was tied to the robber. The truck was actually carrying Alvarez and her family as they went to the ATM to make a deposit before heading to a late dinner at a pizzeria. Earls' wife and lawyers accused the robber of being the person responsible for Arlene’s death.news.yahoo.com
Help get him off the streets: Video shows robbery suspect hopping gate after fatal shooting of 9-year-old Arlene Alvarez
Police have released surveillance video of a robbery suspect who led to the accidental shooting death of an innocent 9-year-old girl who was riding in a truck with her family Monday night.
Revealed in court: 9-year-old accidentally shot, killed by robbery victim lost life over $20, prosecutors say
A judge has denied to lower the bond for the robbery victim charged in the shooting death of an innocent 9-year-old girl who was riding in a truck with her family. Tony Earls appeared Thursday in a Harris County courthouse, where it was revealed that the suspect who robbed him only got away with $20.
Family asks for justice for girl killed by robbery victim
HOUSTON (AP) — The family of a 9-year-old girl who died after she was shot by a man who had opened fire when he was robbed at an ATM said Wednesday the robbery victim wasn’t justified in his actions a[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
‘This was not self-defense’: Arlene Alvarez’s family demands justice for 9-year-old killed after robbery, accidental shooting at Chase Bank ATM
The relatives of a 9-year-old girl who was shot and killed when her family’s vehicle was struck after a robbery at a southwest Houston Chase Bank ATM drive-thru spoke out Wednesday with their attorney about what they deem is Chase Bank’s responsibility in her death.
Innocent 9-year-old dies after being shot while in family’s vehicle; ATM robbery victim charged in her accidental shooting, police say
A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a bullet while riding in the back of her family’s truck Monday night has died and the man who accidentally shot her has been charged by police.