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More shocking details have surfaced of Tuesday’s deadly mass school shooting in Texas – as chaos continues to erupt.
According to reports, the gunman who killed 19 elementary school students and 2 teachers with a semi-automatic rifle this week barricaded himself inside a classroom where all his victims were found.
Is unveiled by Lieutenant Chris Oliverage From the Texas Department of Public Safety, who said CNN The officers are responding to the shooting Rob Primary School There was a “stage of trouble” because the gunman had already entered the classroom – he was the only one to enter the classroom on that unfortunate day.
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The gunman entered the classroom around 11:30 a.m., “locked the door, and started firing at the child and two teachers inside,” Oliverage told the outlet:
“Only this shooter can show you the whole evil.”
Oliverage said the initial lack of “adequate manpower” at the scene prevented police from engaging in the shooter, so authorities began smashing classroom windows to evacuate students and their teachers in an effort to save lives.
Later, when officers exchanged fire with the gunman, one officer was shot and left with a non-life-threatening wound. Eventually the police were able to shoot and kill the gunman.
Authorities say the gunman shot his grandmother, who still survives her injuries, before leaving for school. The gunman crashed his car into a ditch near the school, and was able to enter the building despite law enforcement being deployed outside the school.
Police confirmed that the dead children were in second, third and fourth classes. A fourth-grade teacher was among the dead Eva Mireless. Police did not discuss the shooter’s motives, believing they acted alone.
Many of these details were shared at a news conference Wednesday that was so exciting, the former representative said. Beto O’Rourke Had to get out of the building.
The moment came when Beto blocked pressure from the Texas governor. Greg Abbott And shouted at the current governor for his “completely predictable” response – it’s only responsible for mental health and has nothing to do with easy access to a gun.
Several people including Sen were present on the stage. Ted Cruz, Starts biting, tells O’Rourke that he’s “sad” and that there’s no place for politics. Abbott instructed law enforcement officials to take Beto, who is running for governor, out of the auditorium. See it all go down (below).
See: Beto O’Rourke confronts Texas Governor Abbott as state officials share details of the massive shooting in Ubalade.
O’Rourke: “You’re not doing anything. It’s entirely conceivable.”
Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick: “You’re out of line and an embarrassment.” pic.twitter.com/x68fo3v4UZ
– Meet the Press (@MeetThePress) May 25, 2022
Abbott resumed his press conference after the blast, saying state law that allows 18-year-olds to buy long-barrel rifles has been in the books for 60 years. He argued that what the masses were really shooting at was “the state of mental health in our society.”
O’Rourke, meanwhile, told an immediate news conference outside about Abbott:
“He has refused to expand Medicaid, which would bring in 10 10 million a year, including access to mental healthcare for those in need. He has refused to make the red flag law champion. … He has refused to support the safe-haven law so that young people do not get their hands on their parents’ weapons. ”
Beto said the gunman “bought an AR-15, just 18 years old, took it to an elementary school and shot the children in the face.” He added:
“Why are we letting this happen in this country? Why is this happening in this state? Year after year, city after city, “he told O’Rourke. “It’s all over us if we don’t do something and I’m going to do something and I’m not alone. The people of Texas are with us, most of the people of Texas are with us. Okay, we have to stand up against it … We can’t accept this theater or business as usual, and we can’t accept the next shoot … If we could stand up after Santa Fe High School, we could stop it. After El Paso got up … we were going to stop the next one. We are currently in Uvalade, Texas. That’s why I’m here. “
It is completely insane that the changes have not yet been made.
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