Texas school shooting kills 15: What we know

They posted photos of the young man who killed 14 students and a teacher at a Texas school.

R. Gelfenstein, A shooting shocked Texas, United States after a person opened fire on a school in Uvalde on May 24. At least 14 children and a teacher were killed and others were injured.


Texas Gov. Greg Abbott told a news conference that the attacker, identified as Salvador Romas, 18, entered Robb Elementary School in the town of Uvalde, about 133 kilometers from San Antonio.

Hours later, authorities released a photo of Ramos but did not confirm the suspect's death.

In some media there are versions that he committed suicide. However, the governor said the suspect died in the shooting, possibly as a result of gunfire from authorities. Abbott said the attacker was an 18-year-old who entered the campus armed around noon and began shooting.

In a social media post, authorities said 13 minors had been taken to the emergency room of two hospitals and two others who had no vital signs. Two of the injured children were later taken to a San Antonio hospital and another was awaiting transfer.

However, University Health has confirmed that it has taken in a 66-year-old patient in critical condition and a minor, whose condition is unknown at the moment.

The suspect reportedly shot his grandmother before the school shooting.

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