An unusual event happened in Texas. The governor announced the terrible event that happened in an elementary school. An 18-year-old man fired a gun, killing 14 students and 1 teacher.
Many other children are in poor health. It is not yet known for sure whether or not there will be other victims. According to investigators he initially killed his grandmother.
The 18-year-old gunman had started firing outside the campus. Teachers and students rushed in frightened. Police tried to arrive at the scene as soon as possible.
He has been identified as Salvador Ramos and was studying at Uvalde High School. Everyone was shocked and saddened by this crime. He approached campus in his car.
He then parked the car outside the school and went inside holding a pistol and a smaller weapon. He killed 14 children and a teacher. However, they have not yet confirmed what weapons the teenager was carrying.
The governor of the country shared the news on Twitter and then the news was spread to many countries around the world. The 18-year-old killer committed a horrible crime.
Investigators also found the teenager’s grandmother died. This horrible and frightening situation should not have happened. Mayor Wald called the event “scary and very bad.”
According to investigators and school leaders, shots were heard outside during school hours. For this reason, it is forbidden to leave the school premises.
When the sound of gunfire was heard, everyone got scared and went inside. The children’s parents were then notified. The teenager after killing the children also killed himself.