Federal and local law enforcement were searching Monday for a former sheriff's deputy suspected of killing three people late Sunday morning in Austin, Texas. The suspect, Stephen Broderick, 41, was a property crimes detective for the Travis County sheriff's office until last June, when he resigned after being arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing a child. The victims, described only as two Hispanic women and one Black man, were all known to Broderick, who is considered armed and dangerous, Austin police said. Separately, Wisconsin's Kenosha County Sheriff's Department said Sunday afternoon that law enforcement has apprehended and charged with first-degree homicide a "person of interest" in a shooting at a Kenosha tavern early Sunday morning that left at least three people dead and three hospitalized. There have been about 150 mass shootings — defined as four or more people shot — in 2021.
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