According to a report from Fox News, 14 students and 1 teacher have been killed during a shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. Governor Greg Abbott says the suspected shooter, an 18-year old male, is dead.
From Fox News…
A shooting at a Texas elementary school killed 14 children and one teacher Tuesday, Gov. Greg Abbott said.
Abbott identified the suspect…a Uvalde resident, who is also dead.
The Texas Department of Public Safety and Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin told Fox News that the shooter – who ran to Robb Elementary School – had become barricaded inside. Uvalde Memorial Hospital confirmed that two people were brought to the hospital deceased.
Fifteen children were taken to the facility via ambulance or bus for treatment, a hospital spokesman told Fox News.
“There is an active shooter at Robb Elementary. Law enforcement is on site,” the school posted on Facebook shortly after shots rang out. “Your cooperation is needed at this time by not visiting the campus.”
This story is developing…
BREAKING: Texas governor says at least 14 students, 1 teacher killed at elementary school https://t.co/mlGIUny3Gc
— Fox News (@FoxNews) May 24, 2022
Breaking News: A gunman killed 14 children and a teacher at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott said. The 18-year-old suspect was also killed. https://t.co/5zJTcrL1NK
— The New York Times (@nytimes) May 24, 2022