The gunman suspected of Sunday’s shooting massacre at a church in rural Texas was not legally eligible to buy firearms and had been denied a state gun permit, Gov. Greg Abbott (R) said Monday.
“Current law, as it exists right now, should have prevented him from being able to get a gun,” Abbott told “CBS This Morning.”
“I can tell you that before he made this purchase, he tried to get a gun permit in the state of Texas and was denied that permit.”
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