By Evan Perez, Jason Morris and Raph Ellis, CNN
(CNN/Meredith)– Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, is believed of being the shooter at a Texas high school, federal law enforcement officials tell CNN. The details was verified to the Houston Chronicle by the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office.
CNN’s investigative team reports that Dimitrios Pagourtzis (pronounced: di-MI-tree-oas pag-OR-cheez) started attending Santa Fe High School in August 2015, inning accordance with his Facebook page.
Trainee Mateo Twilley said she knew Pagourtzis and that he wore a trench coat to school.
“I had my advisory class, which wants third period with him,” she told CNN. “He was actually quiet and he wore like a raincoat nearly every day.”
He played on the 2016 Sante Fe JV football team and appeared on the 2015-2016 kids freshman football team.
Authorities have not launched any info about intention.
Pagourtzis has a social media footprint that included an image of a customized Tee shirts emblazoned with the words, “BORN TO KILL” posted on Facebook and several pictures of a black duster coat with Nazi, communist, fascist and spiritual signs.
In his Facebook bio he showed interest in signing up with the United States Marine Corps claiming to be “starting in 2019.” The military branch stated it had no record of Pagourtzis completing documentation at a recruiting station.
10 individuals were eliminated and numerous others injured at Santa Fe High School on Friday morning, authorities stated. An armed individual strolled into an art class at the school and began firing what appeared like a shotgun, a witness told CNN affiliate KTRK.
Pipeline bombs and pressure cookers were discovered at the scene, according to a police official.
Detectives are browsing a trailer close by where it is thought explosive gadgets were assembled, inning accordance with a law enforcement source, who says a pressure cooker has been found.
Explosive devices are likewise discovered in surrounding locations.
Sources stated a 2nd individual has actually been apprehended however was not the shooter.
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