Despite the odd behavior, Cosper insisted there was nothing about Hennard "to suggest he was capable of becoming a mass murderer. I don't see how anybody can suggest that even if had been arrested (this past summer), it would have prevented this tragedy."
Luby's, a 151-restaurant chain popular with families and senior citizens, will keep the 45 employees in Killeen on the payroll, said the company president and chief executive officer, Pete Erben. No employees were among the dead.
No decision has been made about whether to reopen the cafeteria. A McDonald's in San Ysidro, Calif., was closed within 48 hours of the 1984 shootings of 21 people, which until Wednesday was the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.
Texas Gov. Ann Richards said she would go to Killeen, but perhaps not until today, when she said a memorial service was scheduled.