UPDATED with amended toll: Nineteen second- to fourth-grade students and at least two adults, one of whom was a teacher, were killed in a mass shooting at an elementary school west of San Antonio today, the Associated Press reported late tonight.
The outlet also reported that federal law enforcement officials expect the death toll to rise. There are unconfirmed reports of multiple injuries.
Gov. Greg Abbott had said earlier that 14 children and one teacher were killed in the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Ulvade. The 18-year-old gunman was shot dead by officers and acted alone, Abbott said.
BREAKING: Texas Governor Greg Abbott says 18 year old Salvador Ramos has been identified as the shooter in Uvalde who entered the school while fleeing from police. He shot and killed 14 students and one teacher. He also fatally shot his grandmother earlier. Abbott says the shooter was shot and killed by officers.
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