Both the Texas Senate and House of Representatives will hold hearings Thursday examining extreme weather condition preparedness and circumstances that led to the power outages directed by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT).
Deputies spoke with witnesses, the suspected shooter, and the man who had been shot. The deputies discovered the stolen vehicle, driven by the man who died, and stolen items from Jasper and Tyler County in the vehicle.
According to witnesses, Tucker began firing, forcibly entering the home, and a man inside returned fire. He was later identified as Ashton Allen Smith, 22, found dead at the scene from multiple gunshot wounds.
Gov. Abbott Thursday expanded visitation options for eligible nursing, assisted living, and intermediate care facilities, home and community-based service providers, and inpatient hospice, effective Thursday, Sept. 24.