UVLADE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – New details have emerged about the May 24 mass shooting that killed 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School.
According to the governor, the suspect wrote on Facebook 30 minutes before the massacre. According to Abbott, sharing on Facebook was the only warning of the tragedy.
According to Abbott, the suspect, who was killed by law enforcement officers, also received a gunshot wound to the face of his grandmother.
The gunman wrote:
“I will shoot my grandmother”
“I shot my grandmother.”
“I’m going to primary school.”
New details have emerged about how the suspect carried out the shooting. Abbott said the shooter entered the back door of the school and then went through an empty classroom connected to another classroom. The governor said he was armed with an AR-15 and used 223 cartridges.
He then shot and killed all the children in the class and their teachers.
“Some received awards for excellent attendance. These kids will never go to school again,” Abbott said.
Seventeen other children were injured, but Abbott said the injuries were not life-threatening.
Three law enforcement officers were also injured in the shooting. Everyone is expected to recover.
A deputy sheriff lost one of his daughters in the shooting.
The study is led by the Texas Rangers.
“I’m going to hit elementary school,” Uvalde wrote on Facebook before the suspect’s shooting
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