Monday, September 09, 2019



"2nd mass shooting in a month leaves another Texas community reeling" PBS NewsHour 9/2/2019


SUMMARY:  In Texas, seven people were killed and 22 wounded in Odessa during a mass shooting Saturday.  After state troopers stopped the alleged gunman for driving his car erratically, he shot one of them and then sped away, firing at people randomly.  The massacre comes less than a month after one in El Paso left 22 dead.  William Brangham talks to Mitch Borden of Marfa Public Radio for the latest updates.

"Odessa hospital endures agony of being a mass shooting’s trauma center" PBS NewsHour 9/3/2019


SUMMARY:  A gunman firing indiscriminately from his car on Saturday in Odessa, Texas, killed seven people and wounded 22 more.  Many of the victims were sent to Odessa's Medical Center Hospital.  William Brangham talks to Russell Tippin, the Medical Center Health System’s CEO, about the harrowing experience of becoming a trauma center for a mass shooting and how the community and first responders are coping.

"Remembering the 7 lives lost in the Odessa mass shooting" PBS NewsHour 9/4/2019


SUMMARY:  The seven people killed in a mass shooting in Odessa, Texas, over the Labor Day weekend ranged in age from 15 to 57.  They were parents and siblings, a truck driver, a mail carrier and an Army veteran, and they were going about their lives when they became victims of a random deadly episode of violence.  Judy Woodruff remembers them, in the words of their families and friends.

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