UVALDE, Texas (AP/KXAN) — Fourteen students and a teacher were killed during a shooting at a Texas elementary school Tuesday afternoon, according to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.
Speaking in Abilene, Abbott said the shooter, an 18-year-old from Uvalde, is dead.
“It is believed the responding officers killed him,” Abbott said.
At least 13 children were taken to the hospital, according to a Facebook post from Uvalde Memorial Hospital.