President Biden, Former President Barack Obama LeBron James, Warriors’ head coach Steve Kerr, Offset and more react to Texas Elementary School Shooting.
The Game, Magic Johnson, Chris Evans, Taylor Swift Also addressed the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas
At approximately 11:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, Ramos opened fire at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.
An 18-year-old gunman Salvador Ramos opened fire on Tuesday (May 24) at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde.
At least 19 children and 2 adults were killed in a mass shooting on Tuesday at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. The suspected shooter, later identified as Salvador Ramos, 18, was fatally wounded by police. It’s unclear if that count includes the gunman, who is said to have died at the scene.
According to Fox News, at least 2 girls, both 10, still missing, family fears they were killed:
Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott revealed that now dead gunman, Salvador Ramos was a high school student. When the incident first occurred, the school district tweeted about the shooting.
"There is an active shooter at Robb Elementary," it stated about the campus that housed second to fourth graders. "Law enforcement is on site. Your cooperation is needed at this time by not visiting the campus. As soon as more information is gathered it will be shared." ABC News reported that a school employee told them that the shooting occurred "off campus" while the school remained under lockdown.
It was reported that Ramos shot his grandmother before storming into the school with multiple weapons.
Many high-profile individuals took to social media to express their frustrations and offer support to all those affected by the shooting.
The tragedy in Uvalde, Texas is now the second deadliest school shooting recorded to have occurred at an elementary, middle, or high school in the U.S., the latest act of violence in the United States was the deadliest shooting in a U.S. grade school since the 2012 attack at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, according to Associated Press.