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Husband of teacher killed at Robb Elementary resigns from Uvalde CISD Police Department

Ruben Ruiz was restrained by fellow officers after his spouse, Eva Mireles, advised him she had been shot. He was among the many first to reach at the scene.

UVALDE, Texas — Editor’s notice: The hooked up video is from an earlier story on Ruben Ruiz.

The husband of a teacher who was killed at Robb Elementary has resigned from the Uvalde CISD Police Department.

Ruben Ruiz was among the many first law enforcement officials to reach at the scene on May 24. He caught scrutiny and criticism after he was seen on safety footage checking his cellphone. He was making an attempt to attach along with his spouse, Eva Mireles, who later acquired by to him and stated she had been shot and was dying in room 112. Bodycam video confirmed different officers restraining Ruiz as he pleaded to breach the classroom, taking his gun and escorting him away from the constructing.

Ruiz’s plea was among the many first indications victims have been alive within the classroom with the shooter. Even after restraining Ruiz, different regulation enforcement waited practically an hour to barge within the classroom. Mireles reportedly reached an ambulance, however died earlier than reaching the hospital.

An official with UCISD confirmed on Sunday that Ruiz had resigned from the power.

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