Police, Santa Fe Suspect Exchanged Fire For Nearly 30 Minutes

James Marshall
May 22, 2018

The teenager, identified by law enforcement as Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been charged with capital murder and is being held without bail in Santa Fe, Texas, where authorities said he went on a shooting spree shortly before 8 a.m. CDT on Friday.

Recalling the attack on ABC television's "Good Morning America", student Trenton Beazely said the shooter "was playing music, making jokes, had slogans and rhymes he kept saying".

We're checking into claims Dimitris Pagourtzis, the confessed shooter in the Santa Fe High School shooting massacre, was angry because he was rejected by a girl he liked.

Ten people died in the shooting on Friday, and 13 were injured. "Our thoughts and prayers are with Sabika's family and friends".

At Arcadia First Baptist Church, Texas Governor Greg Abbott joined a gathering on Sunday which was initially planned to celebrate the high school's graduating seniors.

"I still think he's very confused about the incident". Her body was to be returned to Karachi. It was only "after a four- to five-hour delay" that officials from study overseas program confirmed the devastating news.

NPR's Diaa Hadid reports that Aziz also told Geo, a local TV station, of his daughter: "Extraordinary, genius, talented". She was never fourth in class.

"I'm hoping that tomorrow's meeting will be that first step and I don't want it to end there", she said. She also believes arming teachers isn't the appropriate solution, citing their already increasing workload. All of us at the U.S. Mission in Pakistan are devastated by and mourn her loss.

Chris Stone, 17, was in the final weeks of his junior year and was in the art class where witnesses say the shooting took place.

"Sadly I did", she said, blaming a disregard for people with mental illness. "You might just say, 'No more trench [coats].' The creepy people, make a list, check it twice".

"Even through her death, she will continue to be a diplomat".

New details have emerged about the heroic effort to confront a young man who opened fire at a school Friday, which prevented a larger tragedy. The other woman was shot in the leg. "Even in her death, she is pulling the relationships between Pakistan and the United States, specifically the Houston area, even closer", said Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, according to USA Today. Folks-call your damn senators.

"And we still have this gun debate, George, on whether or not teachers should be armed or not". "We need to give them as many different choices as possible". "This is complete bull****".

Sadie Rodriguez said her daughter Shana Fisher had endured "four months of problems from this boy". "She did it because she loved it". An autopsy is planned for Monday, the station reported.

The Texans said in a statement they were "saddened by the tragic events at Santa Fe High School" and extended "heartfelt condolences to the victims, their families and all those affected". She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, & students. Rest easy our lovely nurturing angel. "She was an fantastic mom and an adored substitute who was loved by all".

Cynthia Tisdale, 63, was the second substitute teacher killed in the deadly attack. "We have devalued life, whether it's through abortion, whether it's the breakup of families, through violent movies, and particularly violent video games, which now outsell movies and music", Patrick said to "This Week" host George Stephanopoulos.

"But please, for those folks that I work with in Congress, take a moment and let your position evolve", Warner added.

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