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Families of Victims In Aug. 31 Mass Shooting Sue Gun Manufacturer And Supplier For Over $1 Million

By Public Radio Staff As the first anniversary of the Aug. 31 shooting in Odessa approaches, lawyers representing family members of two victims are filing suit against an alleged weapons dealer and a gun parts manufacturer.

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Rise Permian Basin Looks To Help Odessans Heal In The Wake Of The August 31st Shooting

By Mitch Borden It’s been nearly three months since a gunman drove through Odessa, killing seven people and injuring over 20. And now, a new group called Rise Permian Basin has formed to help those suffering from the trauma and … Continue reading

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Over $1 Million Raised For Odessa Shooting Victims

By Mitch Borden A community fund set up for victims of the Aug. 31 Odessa shooting has reached over $1 million in donations.  How that money will be dispersed though has yet to be decided, but officials with Odessa’s Chamber … Continue reading

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State Senators Travel To Odessa In An Effort To Find Ways To Prevent Future Mass Shootings

By Mitch Borden On Thursday, the Texas Senate Select Committee on Mass Violence And Community Safety held a public hearing at Odessa College. The state lawmakers listened to Permian Basin residents and local officials suggestions on how to prevent mass … Continue reading

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Texas Officials Hold Hearing In Odessa To Hear From Those Affected By Mass Violence

By Mitch Borden State lawmakers are traveling to West Texas today to hear from survivors of mass shootings — including, the August 31st shooting in Odessa that took the lives of seven people and injured more than 20.  This public … Continue reading

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The Latest On The Victims In West Texas Attack

By KERA News and TPR News As authorities continue their investigation into Saturday’s shooting rampage, stories of the victims of the attack are coming to light. Seven people were killed; 25 were injured. Here are stories about some of Saturday’s … Continue reading

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Here’s How You Can Help Victims Of The Odessa And Midland Shootings

By Marfa Public Radio The communities of Odessa and Midland are taking their first steps toward healing, after a mass shooting over Labor Day weekend left seven people dead and more than 20 others injured. Donations have been coming in … Continue reading

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Walmart Will No Longer Sell Ammo For Handguns And The AR-15

By Chris Haxel, Guns & America Walmart announced Tuesday that it will discontinue sales of ammunition designed for handguns and military-style rifles such as the AR-15. The company will also stop allowing customers to openly carry firearms inside its stores, … Continue reading

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El Paso, Dayton, Odessa. Understanding Mass Shooting Trends In America

By Luis Melgar, Guns & America At a press conference Sunday in Odessa, Texas, FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs said that the nation is now averaging an active shooter incident “every other week,” a broad term used by the FBI … Continue reading

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Odessa Shooter Failed Gun Background Check, Gov. Greg Abbott Says

By Acacia Coronado, Texas Tribune Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted Monday that the gunman in Saturday’s mass shooting in Midland and Odessa had previously failed a gun purchase background check and did not go through a background check to buy … Continue reading

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