El Paso shooter's mother warned police: Lawyers

The suspect's mother called police weeks before the shooting because she was concerned about her son owning an "AK"-type firearm, lawyers for the family told ABC News.
0:33 | 08/08/19

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This morning we're learning some new details about the El Paso shooter his mother's lawyer tells ABC news she called police weeks before the shooting concern about her son. Owning an eight K type firearm because of his age maturity level. And lack of experience in handling that kinda weapon his mother was in this phone call transfer to a public safety officer who allegedly said. That are 21 year old son was legally allowed to purchase that type of gun the lawyer. Telling us that this was an informational inquiry and not motivated out of a concern that her son posed a threat to anybody.

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