Report: Capital Murder Charges For Santa Fe Shooter


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Dimitrios Pagourtzis, the 17-year-old student who shot up Santa Fe High School on Friday is being charged with capital murder, according to CNN.

CNN reported on-air that the local sheriff’s office has officially booked and charged Pagourtzis on capital murder charges. He is being held without bond. (RELATED: 10 Dead, 10 Wounded In Shooting At Texas High School, Sheriff Confirms)


“They’ve officially identified him,” CNN’s Shimon Prokupecz reported from a sheriff’s office statement. “He’s a white male, they, say, 17 years of age. He’s being held on capital murder with no bond and they say that additional charges may follow.”

CNN also showed the suspect’s mugshot. (RELATED: Suspect In Texas Shooting Posted Disturbing Images Of Guns, Knives, ‘Born To Kill’ Shirt Online)

Ten were killed and ten were injured in the Friday shooting. Gov. Greg Abbott revealed during a press conference that the shooter did not own or legally possess the two firearms — a .38 revolver and a shotgun — used to commit the shooting. (RELATED: Gov. Abbott: Texas School Shooter Illegally Possessed Weapons)

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