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5. Mother says slain daughter rejected Texas shooter

One of the victims of a deadly shooting at a high school in Texas is reported to have rejected the teenage shooter's advances.

10 people were killed and 13 injured in Friday's shooting at the high school in Santa Fe, near Houston. The suspect is a 17-year-old male student.

Multiple US media quoted the mother of one of the slain victims as saying that her daughter turned down months of advances from the suspect.

She said the suspect became more aggressive and that the daughter embarrassed him in class the week before the shooting.

The woman expressed the view that her daughter was targeted by the suspect. Investigators say the shooter spared people he liked.

Police say they are investigating whether the rejections were in any way related to the suspect's motives.