Police hunt for ground in Texas propagandize shooting

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The mom of one of a 10 people killed during a Texas high propagandize pronounced her daughter recently deserted a regretful advances of a 17-year-old charged in a shootings, a probable ground for a aroused tragedy.

Sadie Rodriguez pronounced her daughter, Shana Fisher, had done transparent that she was not meddlesome in Dimitrios Pagourtzis.

“He continued to get some-more aggressive,” Rodriguez told The Associated Press in an talk conducted Saturday around Facebook. “She finally stood adult to him and broke him.”

The occurrence took place one week before a shooting, Rodriguez said. Police have not nonetheless pronounced what competence have encouraged a attack.

Asked about Rodriguez’s allegation, a counsel for a Pagourtzis’s family pronounced he hadn’t listened about any such communication between Pagourtzis and any of a victims and therefore couldn’t comment.

“That’s news to me,” pronounced counsel Nicholas Poehl, yet he cautioned that he’d spent many of a day encountering fake rumors about a teen’s personal life. Earlier Saturday, Poehl released a matter from a family observant that they were “as repelled and confused as anyone else by these events that occurred” and asked for privacy.

“While we sojourn mostly in a dim about a specifics of yesterday’s tragedy, what we have schooled from media reports seems exclusive with a child we love,” a family’s matter said.

Representatives of a propagandize district did not immediately respond to questions about Rodriguez’s comments.

A youth during Santa Fe High, Pagourtzis hid a shotgun and a handgun underneath his trenchcoat before opening glow in a first-period art category on Friday, according to an confirmation filed by police. The FBI announced Saturday that it had taken a lead in a corner investigation, during a ask of internal authorities.

“He gave a matter revelation to sharpened mixed people inside a Santa Fe High School with a vigilant on murdering people,” a military confirmation said. “Dimitrios suggested he did not fire students he did like so he could have his story told.” The conflict finished when Pagourtzis walked out of a classroom and surrendered to police.

Authorities contend Pagourtzis designed a killings, carried out with weapons owned by his father. Though Pagourtzis allegedly wrote about his goal to lift out a attack, authorities have not indicated a ground for a violence.

Gov. Greg Abbott pronounced Pagourtzis had designed to kill himself after a shooting, yet that Pagourtzis told military “that he didn’t have a bravery to dedicate a suicide.”

Some Santa Fe High students indicated that Pagourtzis might have had one or some-more targets, yet sum were not clear. Breanna Quintanilla, 17, a junior, pronounced she was in her art classroom Friday morning in what she described as a “perfectly normal day” when she listened gun shots.

Quintanilla pronounced when Pagourtzis initial walked in, he forked during one chairman and said, “I’m going to kill you.” Quintanilla, who was bleeding evading a classroom, did not brand that student.

At a news conference, Abbott pronounced Pagourtzis had not formerly been in trouble. “The red-flag warnings were possibly nonexistent or really imperceptible,” he said.

In a deficiency of a transparent motive, courtesy incited to a hodge-podge of agitator posts by Pagourtzis on amicable media, that were fast private when his temperament initial emerged. One Facebook post was a design of a T-shirt reading “Born to Kill.” Another showed a ditch cloak ornate with several pins compared with opposing ideologies and Cthulhu, a fabulous quadruped drawn from a work of fear novella author H.P. Lovecraft.

In a arise of a shooting, several reports that Pagourtzis was bullied have flush from his classmates. However, dual Santa Fe High students who pronounced they knew Pagourtzis pronounced they had no reason to think that he was formulation Friday’s attack.

Student Michael Farina pronounced he had famous a purported gunman given fifth class and deliberate him a friend. He removed Pagourtzis talked about shopping a gun “when we grow up,” yet never discussed his dad’s guns or anything about his family.

Farina pronounced he and Pagourtzis also talked a lot about video games they liked, including supposed first-person shooter games. They’d talked about one, “Escape from Tarkov,” as recently as lunch on a day before a shooting, he said.

Farina did not remember Pagourtzis ever being particularly angry.

“He seemed comparatively happy for a many part,” he said.

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Horwitz reported from Washington and Zimmerman from Springfield, Illinois. Associated Press writers Eric Tucker in Washington, Paul J. Weber in Austin, Texas, and John Mone and Nomaan Merchant in Santa Fe, Texas, contributed.

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