Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said that a gunman killed 14 children and a teacher in an elementary school mass shooting in the small town of Uvalde.
A gunman killed 15 people – 14 of them children – at a Texas elementary school, Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday.
Abbott said the 18-year-old shooter walked into Robb Elementary School in Uvalde around noon Central time and opened fire, which other officials said happened just after 11:30 a.m. Central time. The shooter was likely killed by responding police and had a handgun and possibly a rifle, Abbott said.
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