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Mourners visit a memorial in front of Santa Fe High School on May 21, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas.

How gun owners really feel about gun control

A deadly shooting at the Santa Fe High School in Texas last Friday has once again propelled the gun-control debate into the national limelight. But while it often seems as though Americans are hopelessly divided on guns, there's more common ground between gun owners and non-owners than you think.
Crime scene tape is stretched across the front of Santa Fe High School on May 19, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas.

The Texas school shooter can’t get the death penalty

Dimitrios Pagourtzis, the suspected Santa Fe, Texas shooter who admitted he gunned down 10 of his high-school classmates and teachers on Friday will never get the death penalty or a mandatory life sentence. The maximum penalty he can receive is a life sentence with parole eligibility after 40 years.

Police took 4 minutes to corner the Santa Fe shooter and 25 to capture him — here’s what we know about how the lengthy firefight went down...

School resource officers engaged with the shooter at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, four minutes after gunshots were reported, then assumed positions in a hallway while the gunman was cornered in a classroom, authorities said. The officers have been hailed as heroes for their quick response.

The Santa Fe gunman was reportedly ‘cheering himself’ and taunted students during his attack

The mother of one of the students described her daughter's harrowing encounter in an emotional Facebook post.
Crime scene tape is stretched across the front of Santa Fe High School on May 19, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas.

The Santa Fe shooter reportedly had a 15-minute gun battle with police before surrendering

The gunman who fatally shot 10 people at his Texas high school on Friday exchanged gunfire with police for roughly 15 minutes before surrendering, an official said. He had also intended to kill himself after the massacre, but backed out at the last minute.

These are the 10 victims of the deadly Santa Fe High School mass shooting

Eight students and two teachers were killed in a mass shooting on Friday in Santa Fe, Texas. Here are their names and their stories.
Houston Texans Pro Bowl defensive end JJ Watt plans to pay for the funerals of the 10 victims in the most recent school shooting that took place at Santa Fe High School.

Texans defensive end JJ Watt will pay for the funerals of the 10 Santa Fe High School shooting victims

Houston Texans Pro Bowl defensive end JJ Watt plans to pay for the funerals of the 10 victims in the most recent school shooting that took place at Santa Fe High School.

10 people were killed at a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas— here’s how the attack and the suspect’s surrender unfolded

Here's a timeline of the deadly attacks and the law-enforcement's response during the Santa Fe High School shooting in Texas on Friday morning.

Santa Fe high-school gunman reportedly yelled out ‘surprise’ before shooting, didn’t shoot students he liked

After his arrest, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis waved his Miranda rights and confessed to the killings that left 10 people dead and another 10 injured.
ATF agents arrive on location at Santa Fe High School where a shooter killed at least 10 students on May 18, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas. At least 10 people were killed when a gunman opened fire at Santa Fe High school. Police arrested a student suspect and detained a second person.

What we know about the suspected explosives police are looking for after the Santa Fe high school shooting

Authorities say they have reason to believe there was a "potential for explosive devices in other sites" after "various kinds of explosives" were found in the area near the school in Santa Fe, Texas.