The NRA annual convention is about to get underway in Houston after the group spent much of the past year under siege, ardently defending gun rights following mass shootings in two states and fighting back against mounting pressure for stricter laws in Washington.
After the weekend murder of District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife, law enforcement presence at the Kaufman County Courthouse and other North Texas offices has been beefed up. One judge said Monday, “We obviously have some folks that are out to do harm to elected officials.”
Police are looking into two separate shooting at motels in Far North Dallas. While police don’t believe there is not a connection between the shootings people in the neighborhoods feel they are both part of a growing crime problem.
27-year-old Roberto Galbadon is the fifteenth person to be shot by a Dallas Police officer. Eight of those shootings resulted in deaths. The cases have generated public scrutiny, support and outrage toward D.P.D.
The killers fired at least 11 shots at the car carrying the couple.