The Chicago rapper tweeted, “Someone is serial murdering Black and Latino men and women in Texas right now,” and told followers to “Hold your leaders accountable,” saying that “elected officials should be talking about this.”
Someone is serial murdering Black and Latino men and women in Texas right now. One of them was just a boy. Hold your leaders accountable. Even if you aren’t from Texas, your elected officials should be talking about this. #AustinBombings
The third explosion, also a package bomb, injured 75-year-old Esperanza Herrera, who is Latina.
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Initially, investigators reported considering the possibility that the bomber was targeting ethnic minorities and said they could not rule out a hate crime. However, the two men injured in the fourth explosion, which was triggered by a trip wire, were white.