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Moment of silence to be held across Texas for Santa Fe shooting victims

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"I was just shaken by anger and frustration that this still keeps happening even after the Parkland shooting." Watch as students and parents honor victims of the latest school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas.
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"I was just shaken by anger and frustration that this still keeps happening even after the Parkland shooting." Watch as students and parents honor victims of the latest school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas.

In the aftermath of Friday's mass shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Gov. Greg Abbott has issued a statewide call for Texans to take part in a moment of silence to honor the victims.

The moment of silence will take place at 10 a.m. Monday.

"The act of evil that occurred in Santa Fe has deeply touched the core of who we are as Texans," Abbott said in a statement. “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 tomorrow morning to remember the victims, their families, and first responders of the attack that took place at Santa Fe High School."

Santa Fe police reported that the shooter was 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who was a student at the high school. The mass shooting killed 10 people and wounded at least 10 others.

Dispatch audio of the first dispatch call and when police officers enter Santa Fe High School during the school shooting. Audio source: Broadcastify

Pagourtzis was armed with a .38-caliber revolver, a shotgun and set up explosives on campus and in the surrounding community, according to authorities in Santa Fe.

Multiple fatalities were reported in a shooting on Friday morning at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Tex., according to local and federal officials.

Prescotte Stokes III: 817-390-7028, @PrescotteStokes

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