19 Students, One Teacher Killed in Texas Elementary School Shooting
A gunman killed 19 children and a teacher at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.
SPECIAL REPORT: Texas Governor Greg Abbott says at least 14 kids and one teacher are dead after an “active shooter” was reported at an elementary school in Ulvade, Texas. https://t.co/Rvd8W6AGTV https://t.co/8wHS0UUrbL
— CBS News (@CBSNews) May 24, 2022
“Salvador Ramos” has been identified by Gov. Gregg Abbott as the shooter. The 18-year-old suspect was shot dead by police.
The deceased children are 2nd, 3rd and 4th graders between the ages of 7 and 9 years. The site of the shooting is Robb Elementary in Uvalde, about 85 miles west of San Antonio.
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) May 24, 2022
— CBS Austin (@cbsaustin) May 24, 2022
Before going on his school rampage, Ramos allegedly first tried to kill his grandmother.
He was a student at Uvalde High School and reportedly a U.S. citizen.
This is a developing news story. Details will be added to this page as they become available.