Governor: Moment of Silence at 10 a.m. Monday for Santa Fe Shooting Victims
AUSTIN, TX -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott has called for a moment of silence at 10 a.m. Monday morning to remember the victims of the Santa Fe School Shooting.
According to the Governor’s office, "The act of evil that occurred in Santa Fe has deeply touched the core of who we are as Texans," said Governor Abbott. “In the midst of such tragedy, we pray for the victims and those mourning in Santa Fe, while we work to ensure swift and meaningful action to protect our students in schools across our state. I ask all Texans to join in holding a moment of silence (Monday) morning to remember the victims, their families, and first responders of the attack that took place at Santa Fe High School."
Eight students and two teachers were killed when 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis allegedly began shooting at the high school located between Houston and Galveston. About a dozen students were injured in the shooting as well.