Shots reported in memorial to victims of school shooting in Uvalde

Shots reported in memorial to victims of school shooting in Uvalde

The Uvalde, Texas Police Department reported a recent series of shots fired at the site of the memorial for the victims of the May 25 Robb Elementary school shooting.

Through social networks, the authorities raised an alert to the population to stay away from the area, adding that people injured after the events have already been registered.

During the massacre at the Uvalde school, 19 children and 2 adults died at the hands of Salvador Ramos, an 18-year-old young man who opened fire after attacking her grandmother and leaving her seriously injured.

The Uvalde shooting came about 10 years after the deadliest in the US nation, where a gunman killed 20 children and 6 adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. On this occasion the attack was carried out by Adam Lanza, 20, who committed suicide after committing the heinous act.

On the other hand, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned in April that firearms became the first factor of death for children and adolescents residing in the United States, surpassing car accidents. .
According to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan based on CDC data with figures from 2020, 45,222 people died that year in armed incidents, of which 4,300 were under 19 years of age.

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