Chad Read’s widow and her attorney will hold a news conference on Thursday, at noon, on the steps of the Lubbock County courthouse, at 904 Broadway, Lubbock, Texas, according to a news release from the law firm.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton confirms he is investigating the shooting death of Chad Read, however, the statement never mentioned Read’s name. The AG says it is a high-profile case that has received nationwide media coverage, which prompted the AG’s office to issue a statement.
The day after Jennifer Read filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Kyle Carruth and his business for the death of her husband Chad Read, the judge presiding over the case recused himself. This makes the third recusal in the case.
In a petition filed on Wednesday, the widow of Chad Read is seeking custody of her late husband’s children from their mother. In the news release from her attorney, they attached a video of the shooting along with the petition.
The Lubbock Police Department has transferred the case files for the November 5 south Lubbock shooting to the Texas Attorney General’s Office to begin their review, after Lubbock County District Attorney's Office recused themselves from the case last week.