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Texas top cop: Uvalde police could’ve ended rampage early on – Associated Press

Photo: Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw uses maps and graphics to present a timeline of the school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, during a hearing in Austin, Texas Police had enough officers and firepower on the scene of the Uvalde school massacre to have stopped the gunman three minutes after

School Shootings

Police inaction moves to center of Uvalde shooting probe – Associated Press

The actions — or more notably, the inaction — of a school district police chief and other law enforcement officers have become the center of the investigation into this week’s shocking school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. The delay in confronting the shooter — who was inside the school for more than an hour — could

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NRA speakers unshaken on gun rights after school massacre

One by one, they took the stage at the National Rifle Association’s annual convention in Houston and denounced the massacre of 19 students and two teachers at an elementary school across the state. And one by one, they insisted that further restricting access to firearms was not the answer to preventing future tragedies. “The existence

School Shootings

Gunman’s final 90 minutes fuel questions about police delays

It was 11:28 a.m. when the Ford pickup slammed into a ditch behind the low-slung Texas school and the driver jumped out carrying an AR-15-style rifle. Twelve minutes after that, authorities say, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos was in the hallways of Robb Elementary School. Soon he entered a fourth-grade classroom. And there, he killed 19 schoolchildren

School Shootings

Gunman kills at least 19 children at Texas elementary school

An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing at least 19 children as he went from classroom to classroom, officials said, in the latest gruesome moment for a country scarred by a string of massacres. The attacker was killed by law enforcement. The death toll also included two adults, authorities said.

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