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Texas School Shooting: Police Commander made ‘wrong decision’do not break the doors to the classrooms, official says

” on- the stage commander at the time believed that she had moved from active Barricaded Target Shooter, Department of Texas of This was stated by Colonel of Public Safety (DPS) Stephen McCraw.

“Out of favor of looking back where I’m sitting now, of of course it wasn’t right decision. It was wrong decision. No excuse for what,” he said.

While the officers waited outside neighbor classes at Robb Elementary School in uvalde, children inside the room repeatedly called 911 and begged for help said.

“It was assumed that no one else was alive, and that the subject is now trying to restrain law enforcement or entice them to come. in”and shoot them,” he said.

This revelation explains the long wait between officers first arrived at the school at 11:44 and when the tactical team finally entered the room and killed the shooter at 12:50. team was able to enter using keys to the janitor, McCraw said.

In their favorite townhouse restaurant, a mourner of Uvalde find little consolationIn their favorite townhouse restaurant, a mourner of Uvalde find little consolation
Nineteen students and two teachers were killed Tuesday at Robb’s elementary school. in Uvalde before team killed the shooter, ending the deadliest school shooting in the US. in almost a decade.

Officials initially praised the law enforcement response and noted that the carnage could have been worse. But revelations by McCraw and DPS regional head Victor Escalon a day earlier revealed serious flaws. in answer and contradiction information.

Emergency protocol set after the Columbine school shooting of 1999 must end the threat as soon as possible possible because fatality occur in seconds to minutes.

“Levels of failure are just unbelievable, unbelievable,” said Anthony Barksdale, former Acting Police Commissioner of Baltimore.

Shooting in Uvalde is the deadliest school shooting since the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre and is at least the 30th shooting at a K-12 school. in 2022. attack happened less than two weeks after the racist mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, and has left Americans still mourn again and many updated calls for gun legal reform.

Survival children describe what happened inside

Children who survived the shooting described what was going on inside the school during mayhem.

To survive the nightmare, 11 year old Mia Cerrillo smeared all over her friend’s blood over played by herself deadshe told CNN.

Mia and her classmates watched movie “Lilo and Stitch” when teachers Eva Mireles and Irma Garcia found out about it of shooter in in building. One teacher wanted to lock the door, but the shooter was there and fired. out “door window,” Mia said.

As her teacher backed into the classroom, the gunman followed her. Then he looked like a teacher in eye, said “Good night” and shot at her, the girl recalls.

And then he opened fire, shooting at another teacher and many of Mia’s friends. Bullets flew past her, Mia said, and shrapnel hit her shoulders and head.

shooter next went through the door to the next classroom. Mia heard screams and more shots. When firing stopped, shooter started playing music it was “sad, like you want people to diethe girl said.

What we know about the victims at Robb's elementary schoolWhat we know about the victims at Robb's elementary school

I was afraid that he would come back to kill her and her few surviving friends, Mia dipped her hands into the blood of dead friend lies next to her and smeared with this, she said.

Girl and friend managed to capture dead teacher’s phone call 911 for help, she said. She told the dispatcher, “Please send help because we in trouble.”

Then the couple lay down and played dead.

Other student in another class, 10-year old Jayden Perez, said when he and his classmates heard the gunshots, his teacher locked the door and told them to “hide and be quiet.”

Jayden said he was hiding near the vault area for backpacks while shooting. Other in his class was under the table. All this time he thought about what would happen to them next.

“It was very scary because I never thought it would happen,” he told CNN. “(I’m) still sad about some of my friends who died.”

He is not want go back to school again.

“No, because after what happened. I don’t want k. I don’t want do something with another shooting or me in school, he said. – And I know it could happen again, probably.”

The shooter entered the school unhindered, officials says

Investigators are still collecting timeline of massacre, Escalon, South Texas Regional DPS director said during news conference. “With all agencies involved, we work with all aspects that availableEscalon said. “We won’t stop until we have all possible answers.”

After shooting grandma in her homeRamos went to Robb Elementary School where he broke his truck in nearby ditch, traffic police sergeant. Eric Estrada said. It is unclear why it crashed.

The mass shooter from Uvalde did not meet with the police before he entered the school, Texas. official saysThe mass shooter from Uvalde did not meet with the police before he entered the school, Texas. official says

The shooter then opened fire on two witnesses. street before climbing over the fence, moving towards the school and shoot at the building, according to Escalon.

There were no officers outside school to stop Ramos, who “went in initially unhindered,” Escalon said on Thursday. Previously information According to him, the information that the school resources officer fought the shooter “is not true.”

Ramos got into building through an apparently unlocked door at 11:40, Escalon said. This door is usually locked, “unless you leave to leave home on school bus”, former director Ross McGlothlin told CNN.

At the school, the shooter barricaded himself in two adjacent classrooms and opened fire. more than 25 timesEscalon said.

At 11:44 am, law enforcement officers arrived and entered the school.

What did law enforcement do inside and outside school

What happened in hour between them arrival and shooter death remains turbid.

At least seven officers broke into Robb’s elementary school in four minutes. of arrow arrivalDPS spokesman Chris Olivares told CNN. Three officers went. in the shooter used the same door and the four used a different entrance, Olivares told CNN.

When they encountered the shooter, he fired at them and they took coating. The two officers who responded were shot dead; their injuries are not life-threatening, Uvalde Police Chief Daniel Rodriguez said.

“It is important for our community to know that our officers responded within minutes,” he said.

Then the officers called for more tactical teams and resources like body armor while they worked to evacuate teachers and students, Escalon said. About an hour later, a U.S. Border Patrol tactical patrol team went in and killed Ramos, he said.

Suspect in Uvalde school shooting was a loner who bought two assault rifles for he is 18 years oldSuspect in Uvalde school shooting was a loner who bought two assault rifles for he is 18 years old

When asked for more details in news a meeting about what exactly the responding officers were doing in hour period, Escalon declined ensure further information.

Outside the school, chaos and confusion reigned like mad. parents showed up and urged law enforcement force them way in as well as kill shooter. One father even asked the officers give him their gearon said.

“I said one of the officers themselves, if they are not want go in there, let me borrow it gun and the vest and I’ll go in I’ll deal with it myself. And they told me no,” Victor Luna told CNN. son survived.

Instead, the officers parents behind yellow police tape forbidding them to enter as cries and screams echoed around them, several videos show. About an hour later, a U.S. Border Patrol tactical patrol team made him way into the classroom and fatally shot the shooter, Escalon said.

Members of U.S. Marshals Service can be seen in video holding back parents who begged to go to school. This was stated by the US marshals. in a statement that they were called to school at 11:30 a.m. and arrived about 40 minutes later from Del Rio, about 70 miles from the school.

first Deputy US Marshal arrive entered the school to help the tactical border guard team already attraction with shooter. MPs also provided assistance to the victims. Other deputies were asked to guard the perimeter around the school, but were never arrested or placed. anyone in handcuffs, the agency said.

“Our vice marshals maintained order and peace in in the middle of heartbroken community who gathered around the school,” the agency said.

mourner community thinks with aftermath

A few days after the massacre, the inhabitants of Uvalde is still saturated in grief. final victims remains were returned to families on Thursday evening. Six people were still hospitalized on Thursday, including the shooter’s grandmother, who was shot in in face.
And destructive news continued pouring in Thursday, when rumors spread that husband of dead teacher died of heart attack brought one family said with a broken heart.
Parents of Primary School children: What are your children feeling and asking you about a Texas school shooting?Parents of Primary School children: What are your children feeling and asking you about a Texas school shooting?
Joe Garcia death confirmed by the archdiocese of San Antonio. Irma Garcia was a fourth grade teacher and was married to Joe. for over 25 years old, according to GoFundMe campaign posted her cousin.

For the survivors the trauma is sinking in. Edward Timothy Silva, second grader who hid behind tables in darkness at school when he heard loud noises in in distance now wonders: “He needs to go to school next year,” his mother Amberlynn Diaz said.

“And I just not want be afraid of him of school, she said. – I want him to keep learning and not be afraid of going back to school. I want him to lead a normal life again.”

CNN’s Tina Burnside, Carroll Alvarado, Adrien Broaddus, Bill Kirkos, Joe Sutton, Shimon Prokupets, Travis Caldwell, Jamiel Lynch, Whitney Wilde, Andy Rose, Amanda Musa, Alexa Miranda, Monica Serrano, Amanda Jackson, Carol Alvarado, Eric Levenson and Holly Yang contributed to this report.

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