18 children and 3 adults dead in Texas Elementary School Shooting
The total number of dead children and adults in the Texas Elementary School shooting has increased from 15 to 21.
Robb Elementary teaches second, third, and fourth-grade students in Uvalde, which is about 85 miles west of San Antonio. Gov. Greg Abbott said the shooter is believed to have been killed by responding law enforcement. The shooting started around 11:32 a.m.
The Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed to The Texas Tribune that 18 children and three adults are dead after the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde County on Tuesday. Others were also injured.
At least 18 children and 3 adults are dead following a shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, about 85 miles west of San Antonio.
At least 18 children and three adults are dead and the suspect’s grandmother was shot, Texas state Sen. Roland Gutierrez told CNN.
The suspect, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, is dead and was likely killed by responding officers, according to Texas Governor Greg Abbott.
Two law enforcement officers were also shot. They are expected to survive.
Officials have not revealed a motive for the shooting but said the shooter was a resident of the community.
Robb Elementary School has an enrollment of just under 600 students and it serves students in the second, third, and fourth grades.