There were news reports online that he had once been arrested for allegedly threatening that he was "capable of doing things along the line of what" happened in Newtown, Connecticut.
At 11:48 a.m. on August 1, 1966, Charles Whitman began firing his rifle from the top of the University of Texas Tower at anyone and everyone in his sights. At 1:24 p.m., he was gunned down himself. The lives of the people who witnessed the sniper’s spree firsthand would never be the same again.
Don’t post anonymous shooting threats.
An emergency response drill that simulated a lockdown situation at an Austin middle school has parents trying to understand what happened.
Unlike the NRA, “Uncle Ted” did not go quiet or show any signs of softening his stance on guns after last week’s Newtown shooting.
Jaime Gonzalez Jr.'s parents don't understand why Brownsville officers shot their son three times, but a 911 reveals that police asked the eighth-grader to drop his gun several times.