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Fri May 27, 2022, 01:18 AM May 2022

Uvalde Shooter Fired Outside School for 12 Minutes Before Entering [View all]

Source: WSJ

UVALDE, Texas—Local residents voiced anger Thursday about the time it took to end the mass shooting at an elementary school here, as police laid out a fresh timeline that showed the gunman entered the building unobstructed after lingering outside for 12 minutes firing shots.

Victor Escalon, a regional director for the Texas Department of Public Safety, gave a new timeline of how the now-deceased gunman, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, walked into Robb Elementary School, barricaded himself in a classroom and killed 19 children and two teachers.

Mr. Escalon said he couldn’t say why no one stopped Ramos from entering the school during that time Tuesday. Most of the shots Ramos fired came during the first several minutes after he entered the school, Mr. Escalon said.

People who arrived at the school while Ramos locked himself in a classroom, or saw videos of police waiting outside, were furious.

Read more: https://www.wsj.com/articles/uvalde-residents-voice-frustration-over-shooting-response-11653588161?mod=djemwhatsnews

This disturbed teen was practically BEGGING someone to stop him -- for 12 minutes -- before he went inside.
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and then he went into the school They_Live May 2022 #1
I saw on TV today that a teacher had propped that door open. Lasher May 2022 #15
I looked at the map of Uvalde atreides1 May 2022 #2
This message was self-deleted by its author LeftInTX May 2022 #3
It looks like it really took them 14 minutes after the 911 call. pnwmom May 2022 #5
Don't forget that the cops were already aware of him shooting his grandmom BigmanPigman May 2022 #6
+1 dalton99a May 2022 #14
So shot his granny, then went and wrecked her pickup MySideOfTown May 2022 #4
Unfortunately, you do have it right. bobGandolf May 2022 #8
I believe a teacher propped the door open so the police could get in TexasBushwhacker May 2022 #27
I don't understand how the principal, etc. didn't immediately run around to lock no_hypocrisy May 2022 #7
I hear you. bobGandolf May 2022 #9
Then death by cop folks should go to the police station IronLionZion May 2022 #10
Both schools I taught at melm00se May 2022 #11
Thank you!!! hamsterjill May 2022 #12
The door had been propped open, so he could probably see that. pnwmom May 2022 #19
I'm sure you are right. hamsterjill May 2022 #20
This door had been propped open. You could do that even with a door that automatically locked. nt pnwmom May 2022 #18
I don't understand Rebl2 May 2022 #13
And given this fact, doesn't this just destroy the idea that having an armed guard would help? BigDemVoter May 2022 #16
You did read that before -- but they've updated the story and now say the armed guard wasn't present pnwmom May 2022 #17
6380 feet from the Uvalde Police station to the school......... Bengus81 May 2022 #21
"police laid out a fresh timeline." So, the cracker cops are doing daily do-overs on these timelines PSPS May 2022 #22
Most Important Information of Day, Week, & so on. The cops had enough time to take the shooter down Stuart G May 2022 #23
I am taking ALL this reporting with a large whistler162 May 2022 #24
Both police and school employees have active shooter drills. LisaL May 2022 #25
Guys, you're all missing this point: White cops refused to save Latino kids! machoneman May 2022 #26
Most of the cops and the police chief are Latino TexasBushwhacker May 2022 #28
Hm. Jedi Guy May 2022 #30
... ck4829 May 2022 #29
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