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At least two are dead and others injured after a shooting at a Texas elementary school, hospital officials say

(CNN) — A suspect is in custody after a shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, left at least two dead and injured more than a dozen others, including students, authorities said.
The Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District (UCISD) said there was an “active shooter” at Robb Elementary School at 12:17 p.m. Tuesday local time and said law enforcement was on site.
The suspect was taken into custody, according to the Uvalde Police Department.
Two people died in the school shooting, and the hospital received 13 children who were being treated for various injuries, said Tom Nordwick, a spokesperson from Uvalde Memorial Hospital. Two children were transported to San Antonio and another is pending transfer, he said.
A man in his 40s was also being treated, he said.
University Hospital in San Antonio said in a tweet that they received a child and an adult from the school shooting. The adult, a 66-year-old woman, is in critical condition, the hospital said in a tweet.
Uvalde is located about 85 miles west of San Antonio and about 70 miles east of Del Rio. Robb Elementary teaches 2nd through 4th grades and had 535 students in the 2020-21 school year, according to state data.
This is a developing story and will be updated.
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Source: eastidahonews.com

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