Daybreak Today Thursday Morning Brief
Abbott details wall plan and signs permitless carry bill, 1 dead after overnight shooting, more arrests made in 14-year-old’s death
On Daybreak Today,
Police are investigating a shooting that left one person dead.
- They were called just after midnight to 93rd Street and Elgin, and found one person.
- There is no word on if anyone else was involved in the incident.
- Information will be posted later today.
Seven suspects are now in custody for last week’s shooting death of a 14-year-old Lubbock boy.
- Investigators say a gang and drug activity led to the shooting.
- More arrests are possible.
- KCBD NewsChannel 11′s Blair Sabol has more: 6 juveniles, 1 adult arrested, charged with murder of 14-year-old
Gov. Greg Abbott signed a permitless carry bill.
- The law will allow Texans 21-and-up to carry a handgun without a license.
- It also increases penalties for convicted felons and other offenders prohibited from having guns.
- The law goes into effect Sept. 1.
- Get those details here: Gov. Greg Abbott signs permitless carry bill into law
The governor also announced plans to build a border wall between Texas and Mexico.
- He says $250 million in tax dollars will be used as a down payment.
- The state will solicit donations to help build the wall.
- Read more from The Texas Tribune: Gov. Greg Abbott announces Texas is providing initial $250 million “down payment” for border wall
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- Lubbock native Madisyn Cox misses trip to Tokyo Olympics by .02 seconds
- Summer events can pay artists using unclaimed utilities deposits, per state law
- City of Lubbock issuing citations for overgrown weeds
- Lamesa citizen petition forces second council vote on property sale for new One Guy restaurant
- Gov. Abbott signs Texas Senate Bill 1474 establishing I-27, Ports-to-Plains advisory committee
- Texas Rangers say DNA samples led to arrest in Hailey Dunn murder case
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