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Victim of deadly shooting and kidnapping speaks

Coming up on Good Morning East Texas...

One of the victims involved in the deadly shooting and kidnapping Thursday night in Coffee City is speaking out. Tiffany Hurd, the former girlfriend of the alleged murderer Jackie Gutherie spoke for the first time to our Good Morning East Texas reporter Bethany Moore, who will join us live in the studio to tell us how Tiffany is coping with everything right now.

Plus, the  grandparents of one of the Colorado theater shooting victims say their grandson died a hero. Jonathan Blunk reportedly dove on top of a young woman in the theater, shielding her from the gunshots while being shot himself. Jonathan's grandmother, who lives in Lufkin spoke with our Good Morning East Texas Reporter Francesca Washington about her grandson and why his heroic act did not come as a surprise. We'll have that story coming up just after 6 am.

Storm Tracker 7 Meteorologist Grant Dade says hotter temps are on the way...

Good Tuesday Morning East Texas.  We will see hotter temperatures this afternoon than yesterday in most areas thanks to less cloud cover today.  Highs will reach the middle 90s this afternoon with only a slight chance of a late day pop up storm, mainly across our southern counties.  Tonight will be partly cloudy and warm.  Lows will drop down into the middle 70s.  Wednesday will be partly sunny and hot.  Highs temperatures will reach the middle 90s.  looks like some extreme heat is headed back towards East Texas for the weekend.  Details are coming up on Good Morning East Texas. Click here for your 7 day forecast.

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