VERNON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — The teenager accused of fatally shooting multiple people at Santa Fe High School last year has been moved to a North Texas mental health hospital after a judge ruled that he is mentally unfit to stand trial.
Dimitrios Pagourtzis arrived at the North Texas State Hospital in Vernon from the Galveston County Jail on Thursday.READ MORE: Midlothian Police Say Missy Bevers Murder Not A 'Cold Case' 5 Years Later
Around 8 a.m. May 18, 2018, Pagourtzis opened fire at the high school — killing ten and injuring over a dozen more. He was shortly arrested and charged with multiple counts of capital murder and attempted murder.READ MORE: J&J COVID-19 Vaccine Probe Fueling New Hesitancy In Dallas' Minority Community
Attorney Katy-Marie Lyles said she’s happy he was admitted to the hospital so quickly, as there is a waiting list for such facilities.
Pagourtzis’s Feb. 18 trial is on hold because of his treatment at the hospital.MORE NEWS: Texas Police Chiefs Oppose Constitutional Carry Bills Championed By State GOP
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