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Rep. Castro 'lost confidence' in Uvalde officials. So he called the FBI

1 month ago   |   By NPR

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro, a Democrat, about his request that the FBI investigate the timeline of law enforcement response at the Uvalde school shooting.
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Official: Girl told 911 ‘send the police now' as cops waited

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By JIM VERTUNO and ELLIOT SPAGAT
UVALDE, Texas - Students trapped inside a classroom with a gunman repeatedly called 911 during this week's attack on a Texas elementary school, including one who pleaded, “Please send the police now,” as nearly 20 officers waited in the hallway for more than 45 minutes, authorities said Friday.
The commander at the scene in Uvalde - the school district's police chief - believed that 18-year-old gunman Salvador Ramos was barricaded inside adjoining classrooms at Robb Elementary School and that children were no longer at risk, Steven McCraw, the head of the...
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'Please send the police now': Uvalde student called 911 multiple times during shooting

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

At least two children called 911, one of whom begged for help, during Tuesday's mass shooting at a Uvalde, Texas, elementary school.
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Uvalde Shooting Timeline: Student Pleaded With 911 To ‘Send The Police Now' As Officers On Scene Waited For Tactical Units To Arrive

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

Texas officials said members of an elite tactical unit of the U.S. Border Patrol breached the classroom where the gunman had barricaded himself-nearly an hour and a half after the first police officers arrived on the scene.
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Cops didn't go after Texas school shooter, believing he was barricaded and ‘there was no more threat to the children'

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

Cops mistakenly believed there was no danger to children, a Texas law official said Friday of the delayed response in Tuesday's deadly school shooting.
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Official: Commander at Texas school shooting made 'the wrong decision' not to enter classrooms, confront gunman

Official: Commander at Texas school shooting made 'the wrong decision' not to enter classrooms, confront gunman

1 month ago   |   By Post Gazette

Authorities say children repeatedly called 911 from inside a Texas elementary school where a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers, including a girl who told the dispatcher “Please send the police now."
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Official: Kids to 911 during siege: ‘Please send the police'

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By JAKE BLEIBERG, JIM VERTUNO and ELLIOT SPAGAT
UVALDE, Texas - Nearly 20 officers stood in a hallway outside of the classrooms during this week's attack on a Texas elementary school for more than 45 minutes before agents used a master key to open a door and confront a gunman, authorities said Friday.
The on-site commander believed the gunman, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, was barricaded in a classroom at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde during Tuesday's attack and that the children were not at risk, Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw said at a news conference.
“He was...
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