An off-duty US Customs and Border Patrol agent fearlessly breaks into Robb Elementary School with his barber’s shotgun and saved dozens of children and his daughter after his wife wrote to him that he was active shooter.
Jacob Albarado just Saturday down for haircut when he received a horrifying message from his wife, Trisha, a fourth grade teacher at Uvalde, Texas, elementary school, he told The New York Times.
“There is active shooter,” she wrote. “Help,” she sent before sending a chilling “I love you.”
He immediately jumped out of his place, grabbed the barber’s shotgun and rushed off towards the school.
His daughter second grader, was locked inside of bathroom while his wife hid under the desks with her students, according to the Times.
In the other wing of school, 18-year- crazy old shooter Salvador Ramos discovered fire and ended up killing 19 children and two teachers.
Tactical team was preparing to enter the school where the killer was located when Albarado arrived on the scene. Desperate to get mine daughter and wife out made plan with other officers to try to infiltrate the school and evacuate as many students as possible. possible.
He said he entered the wing of school where he knew his daughter was discovered, and when he searched for she started to “clear all the classes in her wing,” he told The Times.
Two officers provided cover with guns drawn while the other two were leading dozens of “hysterical” children and teachers out on the sidewalk, he said.
When Albarado finally saw his 8-year-old daughterJaida, they hugged but he continued moving forward bring more students safety.
“I did what I was taught,” Albarado told the newspaper.
Facebook post just after midnight Wednesday morning, Albarado said that one of teammates and friends of his daughters were among the 19 students who were killed.
“I am so angry, sad and grateful at the same time. Only time will heal their pain and hopefully changes will be made in all schools in USA and teachers will be trained and allowed to carry in to protect himself and the students,” he wrote.