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Mom of El Paso shooting suspect asked police about son's 'AK'-type weapon, lawyer says

Posted on AllSides August 8th, 2019
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An attorney for the family of the man charged in the El Paso shooting rampage says the man's mother contacted police weeks before the rampage out of concern that her son had a rifle.

Twenty-two people died and dozens more were injured after a white gunman targeting a Hispanic area opened fire at a Walmart in the border city Saturday.

Dallas attorney Chris Ayres confirmed to the Associated Press that the call was made to police in the suspected shooter’s town of Allen, Texas, a Dallas suburb.

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