Gov. Greg Abbott announced a reward for information and offered condolences to the victims.
But the governor is getting criticized for identifying the victims as "illegal immigrants.".
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is getting criticized for identifying the victims of a Friday mass shooting in Cleveland, Texas, as "illegal immigrants" in the same statement in which he offered condolences to their loved ones.
Abbott released a statement on Sunday offering a $50,000 reward for information regarding the shooter, who authorities say "could be anywhere" by now.
The governor also offered condolences to the families, but not before the statement identified the victims as "illegal immigrants.".
"Five human beings lost their lives and Greg Abbott insists on labeling them 'illegal immigrants,'" Julián Castro, the former Housing and Urban Development Secretary, said. »