On Friday, many were shocked to learn that another school shooting had taken place, this time in Santa Fe, TX.
The shooting claimed the lives of 10 people; nine of the victims were students.
According to ESPN, the Houston Texans confirmed that defensive end; J.J. Watt has offered to pay for the funerals of the shooting victims.
The Texans released a statement in the wake of Friday’s shooting and said, “On behalf of the Texans organization, we are saddened by the tragic events at Sante Fe High School this morning and extend our thoughts and heartfelt condolences to the victims, their families and all those affected. We are grateful for the brave first responders, law enforcement officials, and medical personnel. The Texans family will continue to pray for our neighbors.”
According to Fox News, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis was identified as the person in custody in connection with the shooting.
Watts was drafted by the Texans back in 2011, and since has been known to be active in the community. Last year, he was able to raise more than $37 million for Hurricane Harvey victims.
We continued to send our prayers to the victims of this shooting.