10 Dead in horrific Texas High School mass shooting
By: Keisha Hutton, Xiro Xone News May 18, 2018 Updated: 6:11 PM PT
At least 10 people are dead after a student open fire at a Santa Fe, Texas high school just three month after the mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida that left 17 dead.
The suspect 17-year-old student Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been charged with capital murder after turning him self in officials said.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) said, the student said he was planning to commit suicide but instead, turned himself in, to authorities. A Police conducted search of his vehicle uncovered a Molotov cocktail and other unidentified evidence.
People that knew him said there were no outward signs that this act of violence was coming. He had no hateful postings on his social media accounts, but he had his plans for the shooting on his cell phone. Also, he complained of being bullied by students and school coaches. One student witness said, Pagourtzis “walked into the room, pointed at one person and said, “I’m going to kill you.”
According to law enforcement officials at Galveston County Sheriff’s Office, the shooter is being held without bail. Witnesses have said, Pagourtzis walked into the school wearing a T-shirt with the slogan “Born to kill,” a long black trench coat with a Nazi Iron Cross and Communist Flags, and carrying a duffle bag was reminiscent of, the Columbine shooters.
Pagourtzis carried out the massacre with what was believed to have been a .38 revolver and a sawed off shotgun. The shooter got the guns from his father but there is no indication that his father knew he had taken the guns or what he planned to do with them.
Late Friday evening from the county jail in Galveston, Pagourtzis appeared in court via video link.