TX Shooter Kicked Out Of Army In 2008, After Just Three Months Of Training

The Texas man who fatally shot eight people this past weekend in a Texas outdoor mall joined the Army in June 2008 but was kicked out after three month.

The shooter, 33-year-old Mauricio Garcia, was discharged for a physical or mental condition, a U.S. Army spokesperson said Monday, two days after the massacre at the Allen Premium Outlets, in the Dallas area.

β€œHe was separated under the 2005 edition of Army Regulation 635-200, paragraph 5–17, other designated physical or mental conditions,” an Army official told NBC News.

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