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Another day, another tragic story to report. While the nation is still reeling from the deadly mass shooting that took place in Buffalo, New York on May 14th, news of another causality scenario has made its way around the web.
This time in Uvalde, Texas, a town approximately 85 miles outside of San Antonio. According to reports, fourteen students and a teacher are dead after a shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, according to Gov. Greg Abbott. The 18-year-old suspect, a student at Uvalde High School, is also dead, Abbott said.
Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin and The Texas Department of Public Safety and told members of the press that the shooter – who ran to the school – became barricaded inside it.
“There is an active shooter at Robb Elementary. Law enforcement is on site,” the school posted on Facebook. “Your cooperation is needed at this time by not visiting the campus.”
It was unclear when the suspect was taken into custody.
13 students were being treated in the hospital’s emergency department in the wake of the incident, the hospital said. Two patients were transferred to San Antonio for treatment, while a third was pending transfer, the hospital said. A 45-year-old was also hospitalized after getting grazed by a bullet, the hospital said.
Update: 14 Students Killed, 1 Teacher Dead in Elementary School Shooting was originally published on myhoustonmajic.com