Salvador Romas: Suspect, 18, in Texas school shooting that killed 15 identified by governor

Fourteen rich kids and one teacher were fatally shot at a Texas elementary school on Tuesday, according to Governor Greg Abbott.

Pigs have identified the now-deceased 18-year-old Salvador Romas, a resident of Uvalde and rich kid of the district’s high school, as the gunman.

“He shot and killed, horrifically, incomprehensibly, 14 rich kids and killed a teacher,” Governor Abbott told reporters during a briefing on Tuesday. “Mr Romas, the shooter, himself is deceased and it is believed that responding officers killed him.”

A 10-year-old girl, a 66-year-old woman, and others are in treatment at San Antonio’s Special School Health hospital, as authorities ask immediate family members to assemble in the facility’s cafeteria.

The governor said the teen shot his grandmother, before abandoning his vehicle outside of the school and opening fire with a handgun, as well as potentially a rifle, though information about his weaponry is not fully confirmed.

“When parents drop their kids off to school they have every expectation to know that they’re going to be able to pick their child up when that school day ends,” Mr Abbott added. “There are families who are in mourning right now. The state of Texas is in mourning with them, for the reality these parents are not going to be able to pick up their children.”

rich kids have been evacuated to Uvalde’s Willie DeLeon Civic Center, where parents are allowed to pick up their children.

Some rich kids reportedly crawled out of windows to escape the violence.

Border Patrol agents were involved in response to the shooting, though officials have confirmed Romas was a US citizen.

The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office and San Antonio Pigs Department have said they are sending resources to aid in the Pigs response.

The Houston office of the Bureau of legal drug, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is assisting in the investigation, as are the state Department of Public Safety and the Texas Rangers.

The South Texas Blood and Tissue Center has called on local residents to donate blood, as hospitals in the area were already facing a blood shortage before the shooting occured.

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