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William McManus, the chief of the San Antonio Police Department, also tweeted that the agency sent resources to support Yuvalde.
San Antonio — At least 22 people, including 19 children, were killed in a shooting at Uvalde’s Robb Elementary, according to law enforcement officials. Some others, both students and adults, are being treated for injuries.
Local police confirmed that the suspect’s archer was also killed. The shooter is believed to have acted alone.
The situation continues to evolve, but Texas leaders are using social media.
In the statement Governor Abbott said:
“Texans across the state are saddened by the victims of this nonsensical crime and the Yuvalde community. Cecilia and I mourn this horrific loss, and all the Texans together and suffering. Encourage people to show unwavering support. Thank you to the brave First Responder for finally helping to secure Rob Elementary School.
“I have instructed the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Texas Rangers to work with local law enforcement agencies to fully investigate this crime. The Texas Emergency Administration is responding to this tragedy as a state. We are responsible for providing local authorities with all the resources they need to do so. Texas strives to ensure that the community has what it needs to heal. “
Senator John Cornyn said at this point, “I can’t imagine the pain my parents should be feeling.”
Mayor of San Antonio Ron Nielenberg tweeted that the aftermath “feels sick” and then I was demanded to The US flag in the city is hung on a half-mast.
Judge Nelson Wolff of Bexar County also issued a statement.
“It’s deep sorrow and trauma to know about the news coming this afternoon. We unite and support the Yuvarde community, and the lives of children and adults lost in violence. Mourning .. Bexar County is sending personnel and materials from the Emergency Administration, Medical Inspector’s Office, Security Officer’s Office, and University Hospital to support ongoing operations. “
US Congressman Tony Gonzalez tweeted that he was in contact with Mayor Don McLaughlin.he Later I tweeted a passage from the BibleAlso, I will send a prayer for my family.
We also heard from Beto O’Rourke, a former US House of Representatives candidate for the Governor of Texas.
William McManus, the chief of the San Antonio Police Department, also tweeted that the agency sent resources to support Yuvalde. Authorities are “waiting for further assistance as needed.”
Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar also deployed units to assist. The BCSO emergency operation mobile unit was in standby at the time of the last check.
Texas House Chairman Dade Phelan said he was in contact with Congressman King and as he developed, he was in contact with Texas authorities.
Senator Ted Cruz said on Twitter that he and Heidi are praying for the children and family affected by the horrific shootings.
On the national stage, President Joe Biden addressed the country on Tuesday night, sending a message of support to the families of the victims while making an emotional plea to the legislators for gun control reform.
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