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FBI: West Texas gunman 'was on a long spiral of going down'

 

September 1, 2019



ODESSA, Texas (AP) — The gunman in a West Texas rampage "was on a long spiral of going down" and had been fired from his oil services job the morning he killed seven people, calling 911 both before and after the shooting began, authorities said Monday.

Officers killed 36-year-old Seth Aaron Ator on Saturday outside a busy Odessa movie theater after a spate of violence that spanned 10 miles (16 kilometers), injuring at least 25 people in addition to the dead, authorities said.

FBI special agent Christopher Combs said Ator called the agency's tip line as well as local police dispatch on Sat...



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