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Texas mall shooting: Officials investigate gunman's political beliefs

Posted on AllSides May 9th, 2023
From The Center
Violence in America, Mass Shootings, Texas, Politics

Investigators are working to establish whether a gunman who killed eight people at a Texas shopping mall had far-right links.

The 33-year-old attacker was shot dead at the scene by a police officer who was responding to an unrelated call.

Federal agents are now reviewing social media to look into his beliefs, reports CBS News, the BBC's US partner.

During the attack, the suspect wore an insignia which has been associated with hate groups.

Six people, including children, were pronounced dead at the scene in the north Dallas suburbs, while...

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