Police refuse to release nationality or immigration status of Texas Walmart shooter

The Amarillo Police Department is purposely withholding the nationality and immigration status of the armed man who stormed a Walmart and took two employees hostage Tuesday.

“Lt. Bohannon may release that in follow up releases but he specifically did not release this at this time,” APD Sgt. Brent Barbee told The Daily Caller News Foundation, when asked about the immigration status and nationality of the suspect.

Police shot and killed Mohammad Moghaddam, 54, after he allegedly fired a gun in the Walmart and took two co-workers hostage around 11 a.m. central time in what police say was a workplace dispute over a promotion. The APD identified the suspect’s name, address and age late Tuesday afternoon, but did not reveal any further identifying information.

Controlling the narrative.

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