21 killed in Texas fundamental faculty taking pictures: live updates - CNN

All fatalities and accidents took place internal one lecture room at Robb basic faculty in Uvalde, Texas, in line with Lt. Chris Olivarez, spokesperson for the Texas branch for Public safeguard.

The shooter barricaded himself in one room, killing two academics and 19 babies, he said.

"just goes to display you the complete evil from this shooter," Olivarez told CNN's John Berman and Shimon Prokupecz.  

as the taking pictures turned into taking location, officers had been going around the school, breaking home windows and making an attempt to evacuate children and personnel. They have been then able to drive entry into the school room the place the shooter become, he talked about.

all the victims were removed, identified and their families had been notified, the lieutenant spoke of. distinctive toddlers were wounded inner the lecture room, based on Olivarez, however there isn't any actual quantity as to how many at present. 

"it's a small lecture room, you could have anywhere from 25 to 30 college students in there, plus there have been two academics in there. ... So will not have exact variety of how many students were in that classroom, nevertheless it may fluctuate ... It become a classroom setting, a normal classroom setting the place you have mass organizations of infants internal that classroom all collectively, with nowhere to head," Olivarez noted.

Olivarez stated there become no chase with legislation enforcement earlier than the shooter crashed a car close the faculty.

When asked if the college turned into a goal, Olivarez mentioned there are still "lots of unanswered questions."

"We're attempting to verify that, that is why we're working with FBI at the moment to variety of appear returned to peer if there have been any indications, any red flags, social media. What we understand concerning the shooter is that he is a resident right here in Uvalde, he did attend one of the most native excessive colleges, he lived with his grandparents, was unemployed, no friends, no female friend that we can determine at this time, no criminal history, no gang affiliation as neatly," he said.  

Olivarez pointed out the shooter had one rifle in his possession when he went into the school, and authorities are working to check what type of rifle and the capacity. 

The shooter become donning "a tactical vest service with no ballistic panels; so typically those classification of carriers are used by using tactical teams, SWAT groups, where they can location magazines, extra ammunition inner these carriers and be able to movement in a tactical formation," Olivarez mentioned.

Olivarez observed his grandmother — whom the shooter shot before — remains alive and authorities try to find his grandfather and immediate family members.

CNN's Raja Razek contributed reporting to this submit.

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