Texas shooting: Who is Dimitrios Pagourtzis, suspect in the Santa Fe High School attack?

A 17-year-old has been charged with capital murder after he allegedly opened fire Friday at a Texas high school, killing at least 10 people -- nine students and one teacher.

Police have told CBS News that Dimitrios Pagourtzis shot students and school staff at Santa Fe High School, where he was a student. 

In addition to those killed, at least 10 were transferred to hospitals with injuries. 

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Santa Fe High School is in Santa Fe, Texas, just northwest of Galveston, Texas. 

Pagourtzis was taken into custody after the shooting.

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The attack began shortly after school started Friday. 

 A second person, also a student at the school, is said to have helped Pagourtzis’ with the attack, according to law enforcement. Police are also speaking with a third person about the shooting.

Here is what we know about Pagourtzis:

  • He was wearing “trenchcoat and big boots,” according to a student who said he saw the shooter. Police have not confirmed what he was wearing.
  • He is 17 years old.
  • He was injured in the attack.
  • He gave himself up to police at the school after the attack.
  • He is in the 11th grade at Santa Fe High School.
  • He threw pipe bombs into some classrooms, witnesses say. Devices were found in and around the school, officials said.
  • The weapon Pagourtzis used was described as a shotgun by witnesses, but police have not confirmed that.
  • Law enforcement says a pressure cooker with an explosive device was found at the scene.
  • A Facebook page under the same name as Pagourtzis, has been taken down.
  • A witness said students and coaches at the school would bully Pagourtzis and “call him names.”
  • He used a shotgun and a .38 caliber handgun in the attack. The weapons belonged to Pagourtzis’ father, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said in a press conference.
  • This story will be updated as more  information becomes available.

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