Monday, July 12, 2021

Killings by people out on bail skyrockets

'Career criminal' who shot random couple at Houston aquarium before killing himself was released from jail on bond in April and had a history of mental illness

  • Danny Cazares, 39, shot the couple and then himself at the Houston aquarium on Thursday
  • Gabriel Moriones Vargas, 28, was killed and his 24-year-old wife was injured  
  • Houston police said Cazares, who had a history of mental illness, was arrested three times in the last year and was released on bond all three times 
  • His latest release was in April after an arrest for felony possession of a weapon 
  • Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted: 'Killings by criminals out on bond skyrocket in Houston. That’s why I made bail bond reform an emergency item'

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