14 students killed, 1 teacher dead in elementary school shooting, Texas governor says: LIVE

5/25/2022 12:30:00 AM

The suspect was identified as 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, a student at Uvalde High School.

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Uvalde, Texas, elementary school shooting: - 14 students, 1 teacher killed, per Gov. Abbott - Suspect, local 18-year-old high school student, is dead - Suspect also shot, killed his grandmother before carrying out attack Latest here:

The suspect was identified as 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, a student at Uvalde High School.

More News VideosAbbott said the shooter -- identified by law enforcement sources and the governor as Salvador Ramos -- had a handgun and also possibly a rifle.Two responding police officers were among those injured, Abbott said. They are expected to survive, he said.

Uvalde Memorial Hospital had said 15 students were being treated in the hospital's emergency department in the wake of the incident. Two patients were transferred to San Antonio for treatment, while a third was pending transfer, the hospital said. A 45-year-old was also hospitalized after getting grazed by a bullet, the hospital said.

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Why is the governor not the police investigators who found it out? Shooter must be a minority because the headline woulda already mentioned the shooter was white it he was

14 students, teacher killed in Uvalde school shooting, Abbott says; suspect deadUVALDE — Fourteen students and a teacher were fatally shot Tuesday at an elementary school, Gov. Greg Abbott said. The gunman, an 18-year-old man, also was... Sickening 😢😢😢

Uvalde, Texas elementary school locked down amid report of active shooter on campusStudents at the school located about 97 miles west of San Antonio were directed to a nearby civic center to reunite them with parents. UPDATE: The reported active shooter has been taken into custody. Thought all the open carry of guns and swords stopped all that from happening. Sorry to hear that but Texas doesn't want gun control!

Hospital: 2 dead after shooting at Uvalde, Texas, schoolA Texas hospital says two people have died after a shooting at a Texas elementary school

Fifteen Dead in Uvalde, Texas Elementary School ShootingThe horrific scene at Robb Elementary School , where a gunman killed 14 students and a teacher, is the latest example of a country besieged by gun violence. 'This one's on us''thanks for your generosity THIS is the curse of America..A country begat in Blood, savagery and violence ..will not escape its legacy... To bad your Fake Ass is not covering all the shootings. This paper is TOAST

Hospital: 2 dead after shooting at Uvalde, Texas, schoolA Texas hospital says two people have died after a shooting at a Texas elementary school.

Hospital: 2 dead after shooting at Uvalde, Texas, schoolTwo people were dead and more than a dozen children hospitalized as multiple medical centers cared for people injured in a shooting at a Texas elementary school, hospital officials said Tuesday. Police have said the suspected shooter is in custody. I have a feeling this has something to do with replacement theory, but it's just a feeling. Time to start caring about children after they are born. 👇

UVALDE, Texas -- Fourteen students and a teacher are dead after a shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, according to Gov.1:04 PM on May 24, 2022 CDT — Updated 3 minutes ago Update: Revised at 3:48 p.Email UVALDE, Texas -- A Texas elementary school is on lockdown Tuesday amid reports of an active shooter on the campus.Expand Texas School-Shooting Police walk near Robb Elementary School following a shooting, Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas.

Greg Abbott. The 18-year-old suspect, a student at Uvalde High School, is also dead, he said. to include additional information throughout. "He shot and killed horrifically and incomprehensibly 14 students and killed a teacher," Abbott said during an unrelated press briefing. Your cooperation is needed at this time by not visiting the campus," the district posted at 12:17 p. More News Videos Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said. Greg Abbott confirms at least 14 students at an elementary school were killed when a gunman gained entry on campus. Another hospital, University Hospital in San Antonio, said a 66-year-old woman was in critical condition.

The suspect also allegedly shot his grandmother before entering the school and again opening fire, Abbott said. Abbott said authorities believe he was killed by responding officers. The rest of the district's campuses were also placed under a"Secure Status. He did not say anything further about her condition. Abbott said the shooter -- identified by law enforcement sources and the governor as Salvador Ramos -- had a handgun and also possibly a rifle. Earlier, the district had said that all schools in the district were locked down because of gunshots in the area. This photo shows 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, identified by law enforcement sources as the Robb Elementary School shooting suspect. The town's police department warned the public to avoid the school where the scene is still active. "When parents drop their kids off at school, they have every expectation to know that they're going to be able to pick their child up when that school day ends. School and city officials did not immediately return messages seeking comment. A heavy police presence surrounded the school Tuesday afternoon, with officers in heavy vests diverting traffic and FBI agents coming and going from the building.

And there are families who are in mourning right now," Abbott said."The state of Texas is in mourning with them for the reality that these parents are not going to be able to pick up their children.. The town of Uvalde is home to a little over 14,000 residents." Two responding police officers were among those injured, Abbott said. They are expected to survive, he said. More News Videos The suspect in the shooting is also dead, the governor said. The town is about 75 miles from the border with Mexico.

Uvalde Memorial Hospital had said 15 students were being treated in the hospital's emergency department in the wake of the incident. Two patients were transferred to San Antonio for treatment, while a third was pending transfer, the hospital said. A 45-year-old was also hospitalized after getting grazed by a bullet, the hospital said. University Health in San Antonio said it had two patients from the shooting incident -- a 66-year-old woman and a 10-year-old girl -- both in critical condition. TAKE ACTION: The Children's Hospital of San Antonio said it has also received patients from the shooting. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.

Bystander Isaias Melendez said he witnessed students evacuating a shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Isaias Melendez Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin did not confirm casualties, but told ABC News in a text message that"this is a very bad situation." He said the office is trying to contact parents before releasing any information. Earlier, the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District had said a shooter was located at Robb Elementary School and asked people to stay away from the area. "There is an active shooter at Robb Elementary," the school district said on Twitter.

"Law enforcement is on site. Your cooperation is needed at this time by not visiting the campus. As soon as more information is gathered it will be shared." There is an active shooter at Robb Elementary. Law enforcement is on site.

Your cooperation is needed at this time by not visiting the campus. As soon as more information is gathered it will be shared. The rest of the district is under a Secure Status. — Uvalde CISD (@Uvalde_CISD) A school official initially told ABC News that the shooting took place off campus, and that Robb Elementary School was under lockdown. The school shortly after 2 p.

m. local time that students had been transported to the Sgt. Willie Deleon Civic Center, the reunification site, and could be picked up. Uvalde, Texas, is located about 90 minutes west of San Antonio. The Bexar County Sheriff's Office and San Antonio Police Department are sending aid, and the FBI is responding.

The Houston Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives it is assisting in the investigation. WATCH: US saw 312 gun violence incidents weekend of Buffalo shooting More News Videos The Buffalo and California shootings were two of 312 incidents of gun violence in the U.S. this weekend. Nearly 130 were killed.

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has been briefed on the situation and the agency"is actively coordinating with federal, state, and local partners," a spokesperson said. Customs and Border Protection officials in the area also responded to the scene. The National Counterterrorism Operations Center believes there is"no known terrorism nexus" at this time, according to a law enforcement bulletin obtained by ABC News. ABC News' Pierre Thomas, Luke Barr, Aaron Katersky, Nicholas Kerr and Mireya Villarreal contributed to this report. This is a developing story.

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