18 students and two teachers were killed when a gunman opened fire at an elementary school in Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday.
Abbott said the shooter is also dead, and is believed to have been killed by responding law enforcement officers. Abbott's comments came after the district reported an active shooter at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas, which is approximately an hour and a half west of San Antonio.
Abbott said the shooter was an 18-year-old male who resided in Uvalde. He said it's believed the suspect, who he named as Salvador Ramos, abandoned his vehicle, then entered the school with a handgun and possibly a rifle. «He shot and killed — horrifically, incomprehensibly — 14 students and killed a teacher,» Abbott said at the time.Read more on etonline.com