21 killed at Uvalde elementary in Texas’ deadliest school shooting ever

Robb Elementary teaches second, third and fourth grade students in Uvalde, which is about 85 miles west of San Antonio. Gov. Greg Abbott said the shooter is believed to have been killed by responding law enforcement. The shooting started around 11:32 a.m.

By: - May 25, 2022 5:01 am
Grieving families after Texas school shooting

UVALDE, TEXAS – MAY 24: A family grieves outside of the SSGT Willie de Leon Civic Center following the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School on May 24, 2022 in Uvalde, Texas. According to reports, 19 students and 2 adults were killed, with the gunman fatally shot by law enforcement. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)

One of the two adult victims was identified as a schoolteacher, Eva Mireles, by her aunt and by a parent of a student on social media. The other adult and the 19 children have not been identified. State Sen. Roland Gutierrez, D-San Antonio, told CNN there might be a third adult dead but authorities have not confirmed it.

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Sneha Dey, Texas Tribune
Sneha Dey, Texas Tribune

Sneha Dey joined The Texas Tribune full time in 2022 after working in our newsroom as a reporting fellow. She is a graduate of Northwestern University, where she studied journalism, legal studies and creative writing. The New York native has previously worked for the Chicago Sun-Times, NPR and Chalkbeat. She has also served as editor in chief of The Daily Northwestern.