>> The 17-year-old who authorities say killed ten people in a Texas high school massacre, confessed to the shooting, according to an affidavit, and waived his right to remain silent. Dimitrios Pagourtzis was a quiet student at Santa Fe High School near Houston. But authorities say that on Friday he put on a trench coat, walked into an art class at his school, and shot nine students and a teacher dead with his father's shotgun and pistol.
>> Innocent kids getting killed, nobody should have to go through that.>> According to a charging document seen by Reuters, when Pagourtzis opened fire, he spared people he liked so his side of the story could be told.>> Are you requesting consideration for a court-appointed attorney?>> Yes.
>> The high school junior has been charged with capital murder. His home in Alvin, Texas now surrounded by police as they search for clues to piece together what might have caused him to open fire at his school.>> The shooter has information contained in journals on his computer and his cell phone that he said that not only did he want to commit to the shooting, but he wanted to commit suicide after the shooting.
As you probably know, he gave himself up.>> Now, after what's becoming a depressingly familiar scene in America, leaders are stepping forward to share their vision on what to do next, many offering condolences but not policies.>> There have been too damn many of these.>> Very sad day, very, very sad.
>> On Facebook, Houston's outspoken and exasperated police chief posted that after, quote, dealing with another mass shooting of children, he's not interested in hearing anyone's arguments for gun rights. Quote, this isn't a time for prayers and study and inaction, it's a time for prayers, action, and the asking of God's forgiveness for our inaction.
And as a Texas community grieves, another lends a hand. Survivors of the the high school massacre in Parkland, Florida offered their support to the students and renewed their call for tighter gun laws.>> Never again, never again!