[WARNING - GRAPHIC CONTENT]: Bodycam footage released, acting police chief from day of shooting placed on leave, Uvalde mayor says
The mayor of Uvalde announced Sunday that the city has released bodycam videos worn by officers who responded to the fatal mass shooting that took the lives of 19 students and two teachers at Robb Elementary School.
Watch live: Officials provide update on suspect in deadly mass shooting in Illinois
Police say Robert E. Crimo, the suspected gunman who targeted an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago, fired more than 70 rounds and evaded initial capture by blending into the fleeing crowd, disguising himself in women’s clothing. Crimo was originally identified as a person of interest, but authorities said formal charges are expected to be filed later Tuesday.
TIMELINE: DPS releases log of activity, conversations of police situated outside classroom where children, teachers were being massacred
The Texas Department of Public Safety released a timeline of events leading up to, and during, the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas that left 19 children and two teachers dead. The log of events shows that officers - with rifles - stood and waited in the school hallway for nearly an hour while the gunman carried out the May 24 attack.
‘Abject failure’: Texas top cop testifies at state Senate hearing on police response to Uvalde school massacre
The head of the Texas Department of Public Safety says three minutes after a gunman entered a school where he slaughtered 19 elementary students and two teachers there was sufficient armed law enforcement on scene to stop the gunman.
‘Nothing can undo the pain’: US Attorney General announces team conducting critical incident review of mass shooting in Uvalde
U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced that a team of department officials and external experts will conduct a critical incident review of the Uvalde Police Department’s response to the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School on May 24.
Boulder Shooting Suspect: Were there signs?
BOULDER, Colo. – Two days after the Boulder shooting massacre, there is still no definitive answer to the crucial question: Why? Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, 21, was born in Syria but grew up in a Denver suburb, Arvada, about 20 miles from the Boulder, Colorado crime scene. In 2017, Alissa was arrested for assaulting a fellow high school student. Alissa received community service instead of jail time. It appears that Alissa had recently purchased that weapon, a Ruger AR-556, lawfully, less than a week before the attack.
Slain Boulder officer was born in Houston, family members confirm
HOUSTON – The Boulder, Colorado, police officer who was killed while responding to a shooter at a grocery store was born in Houston, family members confirmed. Eric Talley was born in Houston in 1969, according to his stepmother. It’s not clear if he grew up in Houston or what hospital he was born in. “At age 40, he decided he wanted to serve his community,” Homer “Shay” Talley, 74, said from his ranch in central Texas. “When everyone else in the parking lot was running away, he ran toward it,” Shay Talley said.
Georgia massage parlor shootings leave 8 dead; man captured
A 21-year-old man suspected in the shootings was taken into custody in southwest Georgia hours later after a manhunt, police said. AdBaker said they believe Long is also the suspect in the Atlanta shootings. Atlanta and Cherokee County authorities were working to confirm the cases are related. FBI spokesman Kevin Rowson said the agency was assisting Atlanta and Cherokee County authorities in the investigation. Due to the shootings, Atlanta police said they dispatched officers to check nearby similar businesses and increased patrols in the area.
El Paso marks Walmart shooting anniversary amid pandemic
We can't allow a shooter to define who we are, and were not going to allow a virus to define who El Paso is, Samaniego said. El Paso residents describe the friendliness of the city, which has one of the lowest crime rates in the U.S. Authorities say Patrick Crusius confessed to driving to El Paso from his home near Dallas to target Mexicans, and just before the attack posted a racist screed online. Dr. Jose Burgos, who was working as shooting victims arrived at University Medical Center and now helps coordinate care for COVID-19 patients, said his alarm that Hispanics were targeted lingers. The morning of the shooting, Melendez's parents took their granddaughter Kaitlyn to the Walmart to get new clothes and a basketball.
DA: Walmart mass shooting suspect will face new charges
EL PASO, Texas The man accused of killing 22 people at a Walmart in Texas is expected to be reindicted Thursday as he faces another murder charge in the mass shooting that targeted Mexicans, prosecutors said. Patrick Crusius of Allen, Texas, is currently being held without bond on one count of capital murder of multiple people under Texas state law. Esparza said Crusius will also face more counts in relation to the dozens of people injured in the shooting. Were reindicting the defendant to include the additional death and to include all of those injured in the Walmart shooting in order to give the next DA all of their options, Esparza added. Crusius already faces the death penalty on a state capital murder charge to which he pleaded not guilty last year.