Houston police chief in gun reform plea

Houston police chief in gun reform plea

Reuters Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo and student organizers lead the "March for Our Lives", an organized demonstration to end gun violence, in downtown Houston, Texas, on 24 March 2018. Houston police chief Art Acevedo (second left) joined the March for Our Lives in Texas two months ago demanding an end to gun violence 1 The police chief of Houston says he has hit "rock bottom" over failure to enact gun reforms after a school shooting in nearby Santa Fe left 10 dead on Friday. Chief Art Acevedo wrote on Facebook that he had "shed tears of sadness, pain and anger" over the shooting. He condemned elected officials who "called for prayers, and will once again do absolutely nothing". The shooting was the latest in a series of deadly incidents across the US that has reignited debate about gun control. Chief Acevedo runs the police department of America’s fourth most populous city, Houston, which lies nearly 40 miles (64 km) north-west of Santa Fe. Police now say eight students and two teachers were killed, with 13 others wounded in the attack on the Santa Fe High School on Friday. Among the dead are a Pakistani exchange student and substitute teacher. Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, has been charged with murder after surrendering to police. It was the fourth deadliest shooting at a US school in modern history, and the deadliest since a student opened fire in February at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing […]

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