Latest American Mass Shooting Leaves At Least 21 Dead At Elementary School

Posted May 24, 2022 by with 3 comments

The murderer, who was shot dead by police, was an 18-year-old named Salvador Romas who attended high school nearby in the small town of Uvalde, Texas. It’s not yet known if he had any connection to the elementary school children (or the teacher) he slaughtered. He also killed his grandmother prior to going to the school. Over a dozen others were injured.

The story below from an ABC affiliate states that 15 were killed, but that number has climbed to 21 in just the last few moments, with 19 elementary school children and two adults now dead. Via ABC13:

Fourteen students and a teacher are dead after a shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday, according to Gov. Greg Abbott. The 18-year-old suspect, a student at Uvalde High School, is also dead, he said.

Abbott said the shooter — identified by law enforcement sources and the governor as Salvador Ramos — had a handgun and also possibly a rifle.

Uvalde Memorial Hospital had said 15 students were being treated in the hospital’s emergency department in the wake of the incident. Two patients were transferred to San Antonio for treatment, while a third was pending transfer, the hospital said. A 45-year-old was also hospitalized after getting grazed by a bullet, the hospital said. University Health in San Antonio said it had two patients from the shooting incident — a 66-year-old woman and a 10-year-old girl — both in critical condition.


While gun control and the outright abolition of assault weapons has been desperately needed in America (and, incidentally, only in America—this madness doesn’t happen in any other country) for decades now, there are so many thousands of guns on the streets and already in the hands of psychotic Americans, I wonder if any amount of gun control can even help, at this point. This country is a doomed and dying wasteland.

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