Local

What we know about the Uvalde, Texas elementary school shooting

Okay, I’m coming there.

What we know about the shooting at Uvalde Elementary School in Texas


A gunman opened fire on a Texas elementary school Tuesday morning, killing several students and a teacher. Here’s what we’ve learned so far: 19 children and two adults were shot and killed at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas on Tuesday morning, according to a state senator briefed by the Texas Rangers. The perpetrator has been identified as 18 years old – said the old Salvador Romas, the governor of Texas Greg Abbott. Romas is dead. Authorities believe the suspect acted alone. The suspect’s grandmother was shot before the school shootings. Authorities believe the shootings are linked. Two police officers were also shot. They are expected to survive. The school district principal said the rest of the school year and all activities have been canceled. President Joe Biden has ordered US flags to be flown at half-mast to honor the victims of the shooting. The order will last until sunset on May 28. Here is what is still unknown: Police have not provided information on the age or names of the victims. Police did not release any information about the suspect’s motive for the shooting. It is not clear if he was still a student in the district or a former student, but authorities said he was a student in the district at some point. This story will be updated as new information is published.

A gunman opened fire on a Texas elementary school Tuesday morning, killing several students and a teacher.

Here is what we have learned so far:

  • 19 children and two adults were shot and killed at Rob Elementary School in Ovalde, Texas on Tuesday morning, according to a state senator briefed by Texas Rangers.
  • The perpetrator was identified as 18-year-old Salvador Romas, said Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. Romas is dead.
  • Authorities believe the suspect acted alone.
  • The suspect’s grandmother was shot before the school shootings. Authorities believe the shootings are linked.
  • Two police officers were also shot. They are expected to survive.
  • The school district principal said the rest of the school year and all activities have been canceled.
  • 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.

Here is what is still unknown:

  • Police did not release any information on the age or names of the victims.
  • Police did not release any information on the suspect’s motives for the shooting.
  • It is not clear if he was still a district student or a former student, but authorities said he was once a district student.

This story will be updated as new information is published.

What we know about the Uvalde, Texas elementary school shooting Source link What we know about the Uvalde, Texas elementary school shooting

Related Articles

Back to top button