Uvalde, Texas elementary school shooting: 16 dead, including 14 kids, Abbott says

5/25/2022 1:15:00 AM

Sixteen people are dead, including 14 children, one teacher, and the suspected gunman following a report of an 'active shooter' at Robb Elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. The gunman was identified as 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, of Uvalde.

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Sixteen people are dead, including 14 children, one teacher, and the suspected gunman following a report of an 'active shooter' at Robb Elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. The gunman was identified as 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, of Uvalde.

Sixteen people are dead, including 14 children, one teacher, and the suspected gunman following a report of an 'active shooter' at Robb Elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. The gunman was identified as 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, of Uvalde.

, Governor Greg Abbott reported.The shooter is believed to be 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, Fox News reported. He was reportedly a student at a local high school. He is said to have acted alone in the shooting, and his relationship to the elementary school was not immediately disclosed.

The gunman was a resident of the community and entered the school with a handgun, and possibly a rifle, and opened fire, Abbott said. He said the shooter was likely killed by responding officers but that the events were still being investigated.lockdown

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LIVE: 14 students, teacher killed in shooting at Uvalde, Texas, elementary school, governor saysAbbott says 14 children and one teacher were killed at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, about 85 miles west of San Antonio.

LIVE: 14 students, teacher killed in shooting at Uvalde, Texas, elementary school, governor saysTwo 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.

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.

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

UVALDE, TX - Sixteen people are dead, including 14 children, one teacher, and the suspected gunman following a report of an "active shooter" at Robb Elementary school in , Governor Greg Abbott reported.Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn UVALDE, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing 14 children, one teacher and injuring others, Gov.Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn UVALDE, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing 14 children, one teacher and injuring others, Gov.1:04 PM on May 24, 2022 CDT — Updated 3 minutes ago Update: Revised at 3:48 p.

The deceased children are said to be 2nd, 3rd and 4th graders, approximately 7, 8 and 9-year-olds. An additional 13 children were transported to the hospital Tuesday morning. It was the deadliest shooting at a U. The shooter is believed to be 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, Fox News reported.S. He was reportedly a student at a local high school. grade school since the shocking attack at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, almost a decade ago. He is said to have acted alone in the shooting, and his relationship to the elementary school was not immediately disclosed. The gunman, an 18-year-old man, also was dead, the governor said at a news conference.

Law enforcement provides update on Texas school shooting "He shot and killed, horrifically, incomprehensibly, 14 students and killed a teacher," said the governor, adding that two officers were shot and wounded but were expected to survive. Officials have not revealed a motive for the shooting, but Abbott identified him as Salvador Ramos and said he was a resident of the community that’s about 85 miles (135 kilometers) west of San Antonio. Officials have not revealed a motive for the shooting, but Abbott identified him as Salvador Ramos and said he was a resident of the community that’s about 85 miles (135 kilometers) west of San Antonio. The gunman was a resident of the community and entered the school with a handgun, and possibly a rifle, and opened fire, Abbott said. He said the shooter was likely killed by responding officers but that the events were still being investigated. Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Chief of Police Pete Arredondo said at a news conference that the gunman acted alone. Multiple fatalities reported as a result of a shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Police are at the scene of a shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, that left at least two people dead and many more injured. (Credit: Bill Melugin, FOX News) Robb Elementary school was placed under lockdown around 11:43 a. (KABB/WOAI) It was the deadliest school shooting in Texas history. School and city officials did not immediately return messages seeking comment.

m. local time Tuesday morning as law enforcement responded to an "active shooter. “He shot and killed, horrifically, incomprehensibly, 14 students and killed a teacher,” said the governor, adding that two officers were shot and wounded but were expected to survive. “He shot and killed, horrifically, incomprehensibly, 14 students and killed a teacher,” said the governor, adding that two officers were shot and wounded but were expected to survive." Uvalde Memorial Hospital said they received 13 children by ambulance or buses for treatment. The hospital added that two children were transferred to a hospital in San Antonio and one child was pending transfer.” Earlier, Uvalde Memorial Hospital said 13 children were taken there. The hospital added that two individuals were pronounced dead on arrival. Another hospital reported a 66-year-old woman was in critical condition.

Texas elementary school shooting: 16 dead, including 14 kids, 1 teacher The Texas Department of Public Safety and Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin told Fox News that the shooter – who ran to the school – became barricaded inside it. Robb Elementary School has an enrollment of just under 600 students, and Arredondo said it serves students in the second, third and fourth grade.  "There is an active shooter at Robb Elementary . Law enforcement is on site," the school posted on Facebook. 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. 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. "Your cooperation is needed at this time by not visiting the campus."  The school later posted on Facebook alerting parents that students were being transported to the Willie DeLeon Civic Center for reunification. Jean-Pierre said Biden will deliver remarks Tuesday evening at the White House.

Additionally, all district and campus activities, after-school programs and events, were canceled for the remainder of the day. Uvalde is home to about 16,000 people and is the seat of government for Uvalde County. Robb Elementary School has an enrollment of just under 600 students. The town is about 75 miles (120 kilometers) from the border with Mexico. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said President Joe Biden has been briefed on the school shooting on Air Force One as he returns from a five-day trip to Asia and would continue to receive updates. Jean-Pierre said Biden will deliver remarks Tuesday evening at 8:15 p. A Border Patrol agent who was among the first law enforcement officers on scene was shot and wounded by the gunman, according to a federal law enforcement official who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the investigation was ongoing. A Border Patrol agent who was among the first law enforcement officers on scene was shot and wounded by the gunman, according to a federal law enforcement official who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the investigation was ongoing.m.

ET at the White House. The tragedy in Uvalde added to a grim tally of mass shootings in Texas that have been among the deadliest in the U. President Biden ordered all flags at the White House and federal buildings at half staff as a mark of respect for the victims of this senseless acts of violence.S. Gov. over the past five years. Abbott released the following statement following news of the school shooting: "Texans across the state are grieving for the victims of this senseless crime and for the community of Uvalde. Cecilia and I mourn this horrific loss and we urge all Texans to come together to show our unwavering support to all who are suffering. In 2019, another gunman at a Walmart in El Paso killed 23 people in a racist attack. In 2019, another gunman at a Walmart in El Paso killed 23 people in a racist attack.

We thank the courageous first responders who worked to finally secure Robb Elementary School. I have instructed the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Texas Rangers to work with local law enforcement to fully investigate this crime. Abbott and both of Texas’ U. The Texas Division of Emergency Management is charged with providing local officials all resources necessary to respond to this tragedy as the State of Texas works to ensure the community has what it needs to heal.S." Tuesday's shooting was the deadliest school shooting in Texas history and occurred four years after a gunman fatally shot 10 people at Santa Fe High School in the Houston area. senators were among elected Republican officials who were the scheduled speakers at a Friday leadership forum sponsored by the NRA’s lobbying arm. It was the deadliest shooting at a U.

S. Weber in Austin and Juan Lozano in Houston contributed to this report. Weber in Austin and Juan Lozano in Houston contributed to this report. grade-school since the shocking attack in Sandy Hook, Connecticut, almost a decade ago. Robb Elementary is about 80 miles west of San Antonio. All rights reserved. Uvalde is home to about 16,000 people and is the seat of government for Uvalde County. Most Read. The town is about 75 miles from the border with Mexico.

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