An 18-year-old gunman shot dead 14 children and a teacher at a Texas elementary school on Tuesday, the state’s governor said.
The assailant “shot and killed, horrifically and incomprehensibly, 14 students and killed a teacher,” Governor Greg Abbott told a news conference.
He said the shooting suspect, a local teenager, was also “deceased,” adding that “it is believed that responding officers killed him.”
Two are dead, over a dozen injured, after a shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas a spokesperson from Uvalde Memorial Hospital tells CNN. The hospital’s received 13 children at their facility who were being treated for varying injuries. Suspect is in custody.
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Uvalde Memorial Hospital said on Facebook that 13 children had been transferred there for treatment. It said two were deceased on arrival.
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