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Suspected Colorado School Shooter’s Dad Was Deported Twice: Report

The father of a Colorado school shooting suspect was deported twice and had a history with domestic violence.

Devon Erickson, 18, and Maya “Alec” McKinney, 16, are suspected shooters at STEM School Highlands Ranch, which left one dead and eight students with injuries Tuesday.

McKinney’s dad Jose Evis Quintana is a Mexican national, according to records obtained by the Daily Mail.

Quintana was deported on April 21, 2017 and on Dec. 9, 2010.

Douglas County Sheriff’s Department also arrested Quintana in 2008 for kidnapping, menacing with a weapon, evading police in a car and driving without a valid license, Daily Mail reported. He was released on bail, however.

His criminal history includes a domestic violence offense against hairstylist Morgan Lynn McKinney and “menacing with a weapon” in 2009, according to Daily Mail. He was sentenced to 15 months of prison when all the charges, besides the charge against Morgan McKinney, were dropped.

Quintana and hairstylist Morgan Lynn McKinney were in a long term relationship when they had Alec McKinney in 2003, Daily Mail reported. The couple had two more children before getting married in 2009, the same year Morgan McKinney gained permanent custody over the kids.

Maya McKinney was born as a female, but prefers to be called by her male name Alec.

Douglas County Sheriff’s Department and Immigration and Customs Enforcement did not immediately respond to The Daily Caller News Foundation’s request for comment.

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