Texas school district locked down amid reports of shooter

  • In US
  • 2022-05-24 17:36:51Z
  • By Associated Press

UVALDE, Texas (AP) - A Texas school district is on lockdown amid reports of an active shooter.

The Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District says an active shooter was reported Tuesday at Robb Elementary School, which has an enrollment of just under 600 students. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

Earlier, the district said that all schools in the district were locked down because of gunshots in the area.

A Uvalde Police Department dispatcher said the scene was still active and that no other information was immediately available. The department said on Facebook that people should avoid the area because it was an "active police scene."

School and city officials did not immediately return messages seeking comment.

The district said that the city's civic center will be used as a reunification center and that parents will be able to pick up their children there once everyone is accounted for.

Uvalde is about 85 miles (135 kilometers) west of San Antonio.


More Related News

Uvalde victim family members demand probe details:
Uvalde victim family members demand probe details: 'Nobody's giving us any answers'
  • US
  • 2022-07-01 12:20:45Z

Family members of the victims of the May 24 shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, confronted their mayor at a city council meeting on Thursday, ...

Daily Crunch: Indian edtech giant Byju
Daily Crunch: Indian edtech giant Byju's delays $1B acquisition payment, lays off hundreds of workers

Hits keep coming: Byju's capital woes are spilling over into its ability to make payments for a $1 billion acquisition of physical coaching center provider Aakash, Manish reports. This follows some layoffs the company made at online learning platforms Toppr and WhiteHat Jr. What gives with these layoffs?: And if you were wondering where all of these 2022 layoffs are coming from, Alex writes it has little to do with the economic correction we saw in early 2020, but instead was touched off by a crappy public market.

Analysis-U.S. mass shooting insurance rates jump as incidents rise
Analysis-U.S. mass shooting insurance rates jump as incidents rise
  • US
  • 2022-06-29 04:33:41Z

The cost of buying insurance protection against mass shootings has spiked more than 10% in the United States this year following a string of deadly events...

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

Cancel reply


Top News: US