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14 children, 1 teacher dead in Uvalde

At least 15 people have been killed in a shooting at Rob Elementary School in Ovalde, Texas, about 85 miles west of San Antonio. Fourteen children and a teacher were killed in a shooting at Rob Elementary School in Ovalde, Texas, according to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. The suspect, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, is dead and was probably killed by police officers who responded, Abbott said. Two police officers were also shot. They are expected to survive. Officials did not disclose the motive for the shooting, but said the perpetrator was a resident of the community. Rob Elementary School has just under 600 students enrolled and serves second, third and fourth graders. Here is the latest: * All time Eastern6: 14 p.m. A Border Patrol agent who was among the first police officers at the scene was shot and wounded by the gunman. The agent is being treated in good condition, according to a federal law enforcement official who spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the investigation was ongoing. The town of Uvalde, where the shooting took place, is about 75 miles from the border with Mexico. 6:07 p.m. President Joe Biden has ordered U.S. flags to be flown at half-mast to honor the victims of the shooting. The order will last until sunset on May 28. Video below: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott comments on Texas Elementary School Shots 5:33 p.m. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott posted a statement on Twitter, calling the shooting a “pointless crime.” The governor said in a statement: “Cecilia and I mourn this horrific loss and urge all Texans to unite to show our full support for all those who suffer.” 5:28 p.m. Biden was briefed on the school shooting at Air Force One as he returned from a five-day trip to Asia and will continue to receive updates. Jean-Pierre said Biden will deliver remarks Tuesday evening at the White House.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 5:11 pmTexas Governor Greg Abbott said 18-year-old Salvador Ramos opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, killing 15 people — 14 stu “He shot and killed, horribly, incomprehensibly, 14 students and killed a teacher,” the governor said. The gunman was a resident of the community and entered the school with a pistol, and possibly a rifle, and opened fire, Abbott said. He said the perpetrator was probably killed by officers who responded, but that the facts are still being investigated. Video below: Authorities say the killer at a Texas school “acted alone during this heinous crime” at 4:45 p.m. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott confirmed during a press conference that the suspect in the shooting, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, was dead. Ramos shot and killed 14 students and a teacher, according to Abbott. Abbott also said two police officers were shot, but their injuries were not considered life-threatening. The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time. 16:31 Two people were killed and more than a dozen children were treated as several medical centers cared for those injured in a shooting at a Texas elementary school, hospital officials said Tuesday. Police said the suspected perpetrator is in custody. Thirteen children were taken by ambulance or bus to Uvalde Memorial Hospital after an active gunman was reported at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, about 85 miles west of San Antonio, hospital officials said. The health of the children is not clear as to whether the dead are included in this count. Another hospital, San Antonio University Hospital, said a 66-year-old woman was in critical condition. The nature and severity of the injuries were not immediately known, but the perpetrator was taken into custody shortly after 1 p.m., according to Uvalde police say the unified independent school district of Uvalde has said an active gunman was reported at Rob Elementary School, which has just under 600 students enrolled. Earlier, the district said all schools in the area had been closed due to gunfire in the area. A spokesman for the Uvalde police station said the scene was still active and no other information was immediately available. School and city officials did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The district said the city center was used as a reunification center. Video below: Aerial footage from the scene

At least 15 people have been killed in a shooting at Rob Elementary School in Ovalde, Texas, about 85 miles west of San Antonio.

  • Fourteen children and a teacher were killed in a shooting at Rob Elementary School in Ovalde, Texas, according to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.
  • The suspect, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, is dead and was probably killed by police officers who responded, Abbott said.
  • Two police officers were also shot. They are expected to survive.
  • Officials did not disclose the motive for the shooting, but said the perpetrator was a resident of the community.
  • Robb Elementary School has less than 600 students enrolled and serves second, third and fourth graders.


Here is the latest:


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6:14 p.m.

A border patrol officer who was one of the first police officers to be shot and wounded on the spot by a gunman.

The agent is being treated in good condition, according to a federal law enforcement official who spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the investigation was ongoing.

The city of Uvalde, where the shootings took place, is about 75 miles from the border with Mexico.

6:07 p.m.

President Joe Biden has ordered US flags to be flown at half-mast to honor the victims of the attack.

The order will last until sunset on May 28.

Video below: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott comments on Texas elementary school shooting

5:33 p.m.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott posted a statement on Twitter, calling the shooting a “pointless crime.”

“Cecilia and I mourn this horrific loss and urge all Texans to unite to show our unwavering support for all who are suffering,” the governor said in a statement.

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5:28 p.m.

White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre said President Joe Biden had been informed of the school shooting at Air Force One as he returned from a five-day trip to Asia and would continue to receive briefings.

Jean-Pierre said Biden would make remarks at the White House on Tuesday afternoon.

5:11 p.m.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said 18-year-old Salvador Ramos opened fire at Rob Elementary School in Ovalde, Texas, killing 15 people – 14 students and a teacher.

“He shot and killed, horribly, incomprehensibly, 14 students and killed a teacher,” the governor said.

The gunman was a resident of the community and entered the school with a pistol, and possibly a rifle, and opened fire, Abbott said. He said the perpetrator was probably killed by police officers who responded, but that the facts are still being investigated.

Video below: Authorities say the killer at a Texas school “acted alone during this heinous crime”

4:45 p.m.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott confirmed at a news conference that the suspect in the fire, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, was dead. Ramos shot and killed 14 students and a teacher, according to Abbott.

Abbott also said two police officers were shot, but their injuries were not considered life-threatening.

The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time.

4:31 p.m.

Two people were killed and more than a dozen children were treated as several medical centers cared for those injured in a Texas elementary school shooting, hospital officials said Tuesday. Police said the suspected perpetrator is in custody.

Thirteen children were taken by ambulance or bus to Uvalde Memorial Hospital after an active gunman was reported at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, about 85 miles west of San Antonio, hospital officials said. The health of the children is not clear as to whether the dead are included in this count.

Another hospital, San Antonio University Hospital, said a 66-year-old woman was being treated in critical condition.

AP

Police walk near Robb Elementary School after a shooting Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas.

The nature and severity of the injuries were not immediately known, but the perpetrator was taken into custody shortly after 1pm, the Uvalde police department said.

The Uvalde Unified Independent School District had reported that an active gunman referred to Robb Elementary School, which has just under 600 students enrolled. Earlier, the district had announced that all schools in the area had been locked due to gunfire in the area.

A spokesman for the Uvalde police department said the scene was still active and no other information was immediately available. School and municipal officials did not immediately respond to messages requesting comment.

The area said the city center was used as a reunification center.

Video below: Aerial footage from the scene

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