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    Family That Lost Nine Members in Sutherland Springs Shooting Sues Federal Government
    The Dallas Morning News
    A look at a display of wooden crosses honoring the victims near the site of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs shooting off of Highway 87. Eight members of the Holcombe family were killed. Photographed on Thursday, November 9, 2017. (Louis DeLuca/The Dallas Morning News)

    A family that lost nine members in the Sutherland Springs church massacre last year has filed a lawsuit against the federal government for negligence.

    Joe and Claryce Holcombe claim the U.S. Air Force failed to report the gunman's past convictions for domestic violence to a national crime database, which allowed him to purchase the weapons used to kill their family members. The Holcombes lost their son, 18-month-old granddaughter and seven others in the November shooting.

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