On Tuesday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott introduced that 19 college students and a pair of lecturers have been killed in a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
18-year-old Salvador Ramos opened fireplace at Robb Elementary Faculty in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday and likewise shot his grandmother within the face. Senator Roland Gutierrez stated the grandmother continues to be alive however in crucial situation.
Abbott stated the shooter was killed by a responding agent.
New particulars emerged that the deranged shooter was shot and killed by an off-duty Customs and Border Safety agent from an elite tactical unit (BORTAC) who instantly responded to a regulation enforcement request and rushed into the college, DHS’ assistant secretary of public affairs, Marsha Espinosa, confirmed on Twitter.
“U.S. Border Patrol Brokers responded to a regulation enforcement request for help re an lively shooter scenario inside Robb Elementary Faculty in Uvalde. Upon getting into the constructing, Brokers & different regulation enforcement officers confronted gunfire from the topic, who was barricaded inside,” Espinosa tweeted.
In line with a number of reviews, the border agent bumped into the college whereas the shooter was nonetheless lively. The courageous agent started exchanging rounds with the shooter, who was barricaded inside a fourth-grade classroom, New York Post reported.
Legislation enforcement confirmed that the agent was injured through the change of gunfire, however he managed to “eradicate the risk.”
“No less than one Border Patrol Agent was wounded by the shooter through the change of gunfire. On-and-off responsibility Border Patrol Brokers arrived on the scene to help with transferring college students safely to their households and offering medical assist,” Espinosa added.
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