Texas shooting death toll rises to 21

Texas shooting death toll rises to 21

By Shanil Singh
Wednesday 25/05/2022
[Image: Le Monde]

The death toll for the shooting at a primary school in Texas this morning has risen to 21 which includes 19 children and 2 adults.

The 18-year-old gunman opened fire in the city of Uvalde before he was killed by law enforcement.

Investigators say the suspect was armed with a handgun, an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and high-capacity magazines.

The teenager is suspected of shooting his grandmother at the start of the rampage.

US media report he may have been a high school student in the area.

BBC



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