Houston Rockets give free National Basketball Association playoff tickets to Santa Fe students

Houston Rockets give free National Basketball Association playoff tickets to Santa Fe students

Investigators say Pagourtzis used a shotgun and pistol belonging to his father.

Friday's shooting, which a 17-year-old student confessed to committing after being arrested at the scene, resulted in the deaths of eight students and two teachers and injuries to 13 others.

They also argue Pagourtzis' parents didn't obtain mental health counseling for their son and didn't warn the public about his "dangerous propensities".

After the Rockets won Game 4 Tuesday on the Warriors' home court, guard Chris Paul said of Houston, "The city has been through a tough time with the things at Santa Fe, but hopefully basketball can be a way that people can come and ease their minds, if only for a second".

Prior to the game, the Rockets will play a video to honor Santa Fe High School, and the school's choir has been asked to sing the national anthem, per MacMahon.

Texas already bans making firearms accessible to children under 17.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) issued a call for action shortly after the mass shooting.

"It's so much more meaningful than what we do", D'Antoni said.

While the governor has appeared to embrace ideas of boosting security and tracking student mental health, there is little expectation the staunch gun-rights supporter will push for major changes to restrict owning firearms or buying them.

The team provided tickets for more than 300 seniors to watch the game against the Golden State Warriors while players wore a Santa Fe HS patch on their uniform.

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