LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - On Daybreak Today:
President Biden plans to announce specific actions on gun control at a Rose Garden ceremony:
- The president will nominate a new head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
- A senior administration official says the gun control actions will include regulating homemade guns and federal support for community violence intervention programs
- The White House says these are “initial steps” to tackle the “gun violence public health epidemic”.
The U.S. has reach a milestone in COVID-19 vaccinations:
- Nearly 25% of adults in the country have been fully vaccinated, according to the CDC.
- 40% of adults and 75% of seniors have received at least one dose.
- All American adults should be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by April 19.
A midnight vigil took place in Lubbock for a man who lost his life Wednesday night:
- Friends gathered for a vigil last night to remember Timothy ‘Teejay’ Bailey.
- He died after being shot during a fight out of Chips Sports Bar.
- Friends will be holding benefits to raise money for Bailey’s funeral costs.
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