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In Texas, a familiar story: Gunman involved in mass shooting was abusive

Original story at thinkprogress.org• 2 mentions • 1 week ago

thinkprogress.org 1 week ago

 
Spencer Hight shot nine people and killed eight at a football watch party in Plano, Texas on Sunday. The story is a familiar one: A woman left her abusive partner and he responded by killing her. Hight was killed by a responding officer. Hight’s wife, Meredith Hight, told her mother that he was violent with her twice, according to the Dallas Morning News. She filed for divorce. After she left him, and only a few days before he shot her, he asked a friend, “How can the one person you’re supposed to love more than life itself end up being ...
 
 
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13 Sep
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