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Uvalde Shooting

Postby Bob Kuczewski » Tue May 24, 2022 1:59 pm

https://www.axios.com/2022/05/24/texas- ... l-shooting

14 students, teacher dead in Texas elementary school shooting, Abbott says

Fourteen students and one teacher are dead after a gunman opened fire at a Texas elementary school, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday afternoon.

The latest: Abbott said the suspect entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas with a handgun and may have had a rifle, though that has not been confirmed. The governor said the shooter, an 18-year-old male who was local to Uvalde, was dead.

Robb Elementary School is located about 85 miles west of San Antonio. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has been briefed on the shooting, Marsha Espinosa, the assistant secretary of public affairs for DHS, tweeted Tuesday afternoon.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) responded to the shooting "to provide support, including medical aid," she said. "DHS is actively coordinating with federal, state, and local partners, and will continue to provide the Department’s full support," she added.

Details: Uvalde Memorial Hospital said in a Facebook post that two individuals who arrived at UMH were deceased. No details on their ages were available.

UMH said it received 13 children by ambulance or buses for treatment. The hospital has asked for people to "refrain from coming to the hospital at this time." University Health in San Antonio, Texas, confirmed in a tweet the university hospital received a child and adult from the school.

The adult, a 66-year-old woman, is currently in critical condition. "We do not yet have a condition to report on the child," the hospital said.

Editor's note: This is a breaking story check back for updates.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/gov-g ... ar-AAXG0ue

Texas Governor Greg Abbott identified Salvador Ramos as the 18-year-old suspect in the deadly shooting that killed 14 children and one adult at an elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.

Ramos was a student at Uvalde High School and is reportedly deceased. Abbott announced the identification of the shooter during a press conference and explained how it is believed Ramos abandoned his vehicle and entered the Robb elementary school. Abbott said he shot and killed 14 students.

Abbot said “The shooter was Salvador Ramos, an 18-year-old male who resided in Uvalde. It is believed that he abandoned his vehicle and entered into the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde with a handgun. And he may have also had a rifle, but that is not yet confirmed. According to my most recent report, he shot and killed horrifically incomprehensibly 14 students and killed a teacher. Mr. Ramos, the shooter, he is a he himself is deceased, and is believed that responding officers killed him.”

Uvalde is directly south of our friends in Leakey.

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