After Santa Fe shooting, NFL star JJ Watt offers to pay for funerals

Pro football star  J. J. Watt is as soon as again  aiding the Houston area  in a time of tragedy,   since the community deals with  Friday’ ersus horrific school shooting that remaining at least 10 dead and ten more injured in Santa Fe, Texas.

The  Houston Texans protective end  – who raised huge amount of money for relief efforts following Storm Harvey last year  – apparently said he will pay for the funerals of those who were killed Friday early morning at Santa Fe High School whenever 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis allegedly opened up fire on his classmates, FOX 26 reported.

School officials have already been notified of Watt’ s purpose.  

The suspect, identified as Dimitrios Pagourtzis,   was used into custody and charged along with capital murder of multiple individuals and aggravated assault against the public servant,   authorities mentioned.

Watt accepted Twitter shortly after the shooting, phoning the tragedy “ absolutely terrible. ”

The Texans released a declaration offering “ thoughts and ardent condolences to the victims, their families and everything those affected. ”

“ On behalf of the particular Texans organization, we are saddened with the tragic events at Santa Fe High School this morning and extend our own thoughts and heartfelt condolences towards the victim, their families and all those impacted, ” the statement read. “ We are grateful for the brave very first responders, law enforcement officials and medical staff. The Texans family will always pray for our neighbors. ”

Watt,   29,   who was drafted from the Texans in 2011 after playing university football in his native Wisconsin, grew to become something  of an icon  in  their state of Texas last year after he or she raised  about $37 million  to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey, ESPN reported.  

Benjamin Brown is a reporter for Sibel News. Follow him on Twitter  @bdbrown473.