Denver Newsroom, May 24, 2022 / 15:29 pm
A gunman killed at least 19 children and two adults at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, about 90 miles west of San Antonio, on Tuesday.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott said May 24 the shooter, a local 18-year-old, has died, believed to have been killed by responding law enforcement. He identified the attacker as Salvador Ramos, saying he was armed with a handgun, and possibly a rifle.
The governor added, “It is believed that two responding offers were struck by rounds, but have no serious injuries.”
Some students and staff are being treated in nearby hospitals.