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Police hint at motive in Texas church shooting: ‘Nothing racial or religious’ — there was a domestic dispute

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Devin Patrick Kelley, the deceased gunman who fatally shot 26 people at the at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, this weekend, was not motivated by either racial or religious prejudice, police said on Monday.

Instead, police hinted that the shooting was motivated by a domestic dispute, while noting that Kelley’s mother-in-law attended the church. Police also said that they found that Kelley had recently sent “threatening” text messages to his mother-in-law.

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Authorities said that they are not treating the mass shooting as a terrorism investigation.

On Sunday, it was revealed that Kelley had been discharged from the Air Force over accusations of domestic violence against his wife and child that were first leveled in 2012.

Additionally, police said that Kelley was not licensed to carry any weapons in Texas, although they also said they were not yet sure if his discharge from the Air Force precluded him from owning firearms. They said that they found four guns on Kelley — two of which were purchased in Texas, two of which were purchased out of state.


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‘Bulletproof from a pardon’: Fox News analyst says judge in Stone case just made things tough for Trump

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In the wake of Roger Stone's sentencing of 3.5 years in prison this Thursday, Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano posited that U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson's choice to go along with Attorney General Bill Barr's sentencing recommendation could have been an effort to pardon-proof the sentence from President Trump.

"[Jackson's] trying to make this bulletproof from a pardon," Napolitano said. "Because she went along exactly with what [Barr] requested."

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Adam Schiff sends signal that a Roger Stone pardon would be another impeachable offense

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Rep. Adam Schiff suggested that a presidential pardon for Roger Stone would be an impeachable offense.

Judge Amy Berman Jackson sentenced the longtime Republican operative to 40 months in prison, saying Stone had lied to Congress and threatened a witness to cover up possible wrongdoing by President Donald Trump -- and Schiff sent a warning against a pardon.

"Roger Stone was found guilty of lying to Congress and threatening a witness," Schiff tweeted.

Schiff, who led the impeachment inquiry and trial, agreed with Jackson -- whose language echoed the lawmaker's "corrupt scheme and cover-up" indictment during the Senate trial.

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WATCH: Roger Stone greeted with ‘Lock Him Up!’ chants after getting sentenced to 40 months

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Trump ally Roger Stone frequently led chants of "Lock her up!" about Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign -- but on Thursday, the table decisively turned.

After Stone was sentenced to 40 months in prison for charges of perjury, witness tampering, and obstruction of justice, a crowd of people greeted the right-wing dirty trickster by chanting, "Lock him up!" outside the courthouse.

At least one supporter of President Donald Trump tried to get a "pardon" chant going, but they were drowned out by the louder "Lock him up" chants.

Watch the video below.

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