Victims identified in Uvalde elementary school shooting
Nineteen of the victims had been college students.
UVALDE, Texas — Tragedy struck Robb Elementary in Uvalde on Tuesday.
At least 21 folks, together with 19 youngsters, had been killed in a shooting, in accordance with regulation enforcement officers. Several others, each college students and adults, are being handled for accidents.
The alleged shooter was additionally killed by a tactical agent responding to the scene after he exchanged gunfire with regulation enforcement, native police confirmed. It is believed that shooter acted alone.
Here are the victims which were identified to date.
Annabell Guadalupe Rodriguez
Annabell Guadalupe Rodriguez, 10, was a third grader at Robb Elementary.
Manny Renfro told the Associated Press he bought phrase Tuesday that his grandson, 8-year-old Uziyah Garcia, was amongst these killed.
“The sweetest little boy that I’ve ever known,” Renfro stated. “I’m not just saying that because he was my grandkid.”
Renfro stated Uziyah final visited him in San Angelo throughout spring break.
“We started throwing the football together and I was teaching him pass patterns. Such a fast little boy and he could catch a ball so good,” Renfro stated. “There were certain plays that I would call that he would remember and he would do it exactly like we practiced.”
Xavier Javier Lopez
The Associated Press spoke with Lisa Garza, 54, of Arlington, Texas, who identified her cousin, Xavier Javier Lopez, 10, as one of many victims.
“He was just a loving 10-year-old little boy, just enjoying life, not knowing that this tragedy was going to happen today,” she stated. “He was very bubbly, loved to dance with his brothers, his mom. This has just taken a toll on all of us.”
This story will probably be up to date as extra sufferer identifications turn out to be accessible.
Fourth-grade trainer Eva Mireles, 44, was remembered as a loving mom and spouse.
“She was adventurous. I would definitely say those wonderful things about her. She is definitely going to be very missed,” stated 34-year-old relative Amber Ybarra, of San Antonio.
Ybarra ready to offer blood for the wounded and contemplated how nobody observed hassle with the shooter in time to cease him.
Eliahana Cruz Torres
A softball participant, Torres was killed in the shooting.
The father of Rogelio Torres confirmed Wednesday morning that his son was killed in Tuesday’s shooting at Robb Elementary School.
Rogelio was 10-years-old.