Police: Texas Gunman Was Inside the School for over an Hour

According to other details revealed at a news conference, the shooter entered through an unlocked door.

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A family pays their respects next to crosses bearing the names of Tuesday's shooting victims at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Thursday, May 26, 2022. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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UVALDE, Texas (AP) — The gunman who massacred 19 children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school was inside for more than an hour before he was killed in a shootout, law enforcement authorities said Thursday amid mounting public anger and scrutiny over their response to the rampage. A media briefing called by Texas public safety officials to clarify the timeline of the attack provided bits of previously unknown information. By the time it…

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