Sheriff Larry Smith of The Smith County Sheriff's Office said "These are the dreaded calls you receive in the middle of the night" when it comes to hearing that one of his officers had to draw their weapon on a suspect.
Earlier in the week, the Texas Supreme Court struck down lawsuits against Academy Sports and Outdoors. Academy was being sued by survivors and families of those who were killed in the 2017 church shooting in Sutherland Springs.
According to court records, Academy Sports did nothing wrong...
Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed major gun legislation into law on Wednesday. House Bill 1927, also known as Texas Constitutional Carry or permitless carry, was signed by Abbott on Wednesday and will go into effect on September 1.
Beginning September 1, Texans 21 years old and older who are legally allowed to have a firearm can begin carrying that firearm without needing to get a License to Carry