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Texas school shooting 7th deadliest mass shooting in recent US history

Tuesday's massacre at a Texas elementary school is the latest in a tragic list.
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An officer walks outside of Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, May 24, 2022.
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How Texas loosened gun restrictions despite recent mass shootings

A 2021 law made it legal to carry handguns without a license or training.
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In this Aug. 5, 2019, file photo, people pray beside a makeshift memorial of crosses with the names of victims who died in the shooting at the Cielo Vista Mall Walmart in El Paso, Texas.
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Both Buffalo and Uvalde suspected shooters allegedly abused animals

Investigators are examining the Uvalde shooting suspect's social media posts.
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People stand outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, May 25, 2022.
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Curious bear checks out hotel

A hotel receptionist captured the moment a curious bear wandered through the lobby at her hotel in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
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A hotel receptionist captured the moment a curious bear wandered through the lobby at her hotel in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
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Texas school shooting reopens wounds for Latinos years after El Paso massacre

At least 19 children and two adults were killed at Robb Elementary School.
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Members of the community gather at the City of Uvalde Town Square for a prayer vigil in the wake of a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School on May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas.
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Purse snatcher caught on camera

New York City police say they are looking for a suspect who snatched the purse of a 90-year-old woman who was using a walker in Manhattan.
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New York City police say they are looking for a suspect who snatched the purse of a 90-year-old woman who was using a walker in Manhattan.
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Families reunited in wake of Texas school shooting

Children reunited with parents following mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
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Children reunited with parents following mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
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Dust cloud blankets part of Texas

Large dust cloud seen over Alpine, Texas, and surrounding areas, with visibility down to a “half mile or less,” according to the National Weather Service.
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Large dust cloud seen over Alpine, Texas, and surrounding areas, with visibility down to a “half mile or less,” according to the National Weather Service.
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These are the security measures the Uvalde School District had in place

The measures include lockdown protocols and monitoring of social media.
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People gather at Robb Elementary School, the scene of a mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, May 25, 2022.
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Mother of Texas gunman says son was 'not a monster,' could be 'aggressive'

Salvador Ramos' mother said she was not aware her son was buying weapons.
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The home of suspected gunman, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, is cordoned off with police tape, May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. According to reports, Ramos killed 19 students and 2 adults in a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School before being fatally shot by law enforcement.
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ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, May 25, 2022

Remembering the victims of the Texas elementary school shooting; lawmakers pressed on gun control efforts; Newtown family members react to the latest school shooting.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, May 25, 2022
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The Rundown: Top headlines today: May 25, 2022

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
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VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: May 25, 2022
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By the Numbers: Common traits of mass shooters

A look at the data behind the profiles of some mass shooters and shared commonalities.
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VIDEO: By the Numbers: Common traits of mass shooters
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'Very sad day for Uvalde': Community reacts to Texas school shooting

The 18-year-old suspected gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde on Tuesday, killing 19 children and two teachers.
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The 18-year-old suspected gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde on Tuesday, killing 19 children and two teachers.
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‘When is this going to stop?’: Teachers react to Texas mass shooting

Educators from across the U.S. speak with ABC News about their reaction to the shooting in Uvalde, Texas, and where they stand on the debate over whether to arm some teachers and school officials.
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VIDEO: ‘When is this going to stop?’: Teachers react to Texas mass shooting
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‘Threat assessment teams in school are vital’: Former FBI agent on mass shooting

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with former FBI agent and ABC News contributor Brad Garrett about missed signs on the Uvalde, Texas shooter, and how law enforcement can best respond to future threats.
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VIDEO: 'Threat assessment teams in school are vital’: Former FBI agent on mass shooting
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‘There’s no manual for something like this’: Psychologist

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with licensed psychologist Amanda Wetegrove-Romaine about the mental health impact of gun violence on children and communities.
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VIDEO: ‘There’s no manual for something like this’: Psychologist
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‘She's an absolute hero’: Relative of Uvalde teacher shooting victim

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Amber Ybarra about her relative Eva Mireles, one of the teachers killed during the Uvalde, Texas elementary school massacre.
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VIDEO: ‘She's an absolute hero’: Relative of Uvalde teacher shooting victim
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‘The heartbreak is palpable’: Nation mourns Texas elementary school shooting

ABC News’ Linsey Davis reports on the devastation in Uvalde felt around the country as the nation reckons with the latest school mass shooting.
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VIDEO: ‘The heartbreak is palpable’: Nation mourns Texas elementary school shooting
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‘There's just a pain you can't describe’: Newtown family members react to Uvalde

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Erica Lafferty and Robbie Parker, relatives of two Sandy Hook victims, about the surge of school shootings in America since the 2012 Newtown shooting.
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VIDEO: ‘There's just a pain you can't describe’: Newtown family members react to Uvalde
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What we know about the victims of the mass shooting at a Texas elementary school

Two teachers were among those killed, Texas Department of Public Safety said.
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Some of the people who died on May 24, 2022 at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, in a mass shooting.
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‘Something has got to change’: Texas state senator

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Texas state Sen. Roland Gutierrez who represents Uvalde, Texas about measures he believes state lawmakers can take to curb mass shootings.
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VIDEO: ‘Something has got to change’: Texas state senator
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Grandmother of Uvalde shooting victim: ‘She was a very talented little girl’

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Rosa Maria Ramirez, the grandmother of Alithia Haven Ramirez, who was killed during the Uvalde, Texas elementary school shooting.
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VIDEO: Grandmother of Uvalde shooting victim: ‘She was a very talented little girl’
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Remembering the victims of the Uvalde school shooting massacre

ABC News’ Linsey Davis reports on the victims of the Uvalde, Texas elementary school shooting and the devastation facing the community.
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VIDEO: Remembering the victims of the Uvalde school shooting massacre
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Subway shooting suspect ordered held without bail

Andrew Abdullah, 25, has been previously arrested more than a dozen times.
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Images of the suspect in the subway shooting were posted by New York Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell, asking for the public's help in identifying and locating the man who shot another passenger on May 22, 2022.
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How the shooting at a Texas elementary school unfolded

The suspected gunman bought the AR-15 style rifle two days after he turned 18.
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Members of the community gather at the City of Uvalde Town Square for a prayer vigil in the wake of a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School on May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas.
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Texas state Sen. Gutierrez's message to parents: 'Go hug your babies'

Lawmakers must “do anything that's possible to stop this paradigm.”
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People gather at Robb Elementary School, the scene of a mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, May 25, 2022.
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Texas school shooting: What we know about the shooter

Salvador Ramos, 18, was known for fighting and threatening fellow students, his classmates said.
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Salvador Ramos, 18, was known for fighting and threatening fellow students, his classmates said.
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Vigil held remembering victims of Robb Elementary

Community members in Houston, Texas, gathered for a vigil remembering the victims of the deadly school shooting in Uvalde.
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Community members in Houston, Texas, gathered for a vigil remembering the victims of the deadly school shooting in Uvalde.
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Parkland victim's father reacts to Texas mass shooting

The father of one of the Parkland students who was shot and killed in a mass shooting in 2018 expressed condolences and solidarity with the families of the Uvalde shooting.
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The father of one of the Parkland students who was shot and killed in a mass shooting in 2018 expressed condolences and solidarity with the families of the Uvalde shooting.
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ABC News Live: Major developments in Texas elementary school mass shooting

Plus, how to speak to your children about gun violence, and the latest on the baby formula shortage.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live: Major developments in Texas elementary school mass shooting
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On Location: May 25, 2022

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
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Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
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ABC News Live: 19 children shot dead at Uvalde, Texas, elementary school

America mourns the latest gun violence tragedy, as Washington continues to debate gun reform.
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VIDEO: ABC News Live: 19 children shot dead at Uvalde, Texas, elementary school
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Sen. Chris Murphy calls for gun reform on Senate floor

ABC News correspondent Kenneth Moton reports on the latest response in Washington to the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas.
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VIDEO: Sen. Chris Murphy calls for gun reform on Senate floor
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New developments surrounding the Uvalde mass shooter

ABC News’ Phil Lipof, Mireya Villarreal and contributor Brad Garrett report the latest on the horrific shooting that took place at Robb Elementary School, leaving 19 children and two teachers dead.
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VIDEO: New developments surrounding the Uvalde mass shooter
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What comes next after Texas school shooting?

Experts examine America's history with guns, the real-life impacts of gun violence and what can be done going forward to mitigate the problem.
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VIDEO: What comes next after Texas school shooting?
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Biden to sign executive order on police reform

President Joe Biden marked the anniversary of George Floyd’s death by signing the order in an effort to advance effective, accountable policing.
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VIDEO: Biden to sign executive order on police reform
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Details emerge of lead-up to Uvalde Texas school shooting

Plus, Donald Trump-backed candidates fall short in Georgia primaries and words of healing for Ukrainian children.
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VIDEO: Details emerge of lead-up to Uvalde Texas school shooting
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Warning signs missed in deadly school shooting

Former NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce and former Homeland Security official Elizabeth Neumann identify red flags in the suspect's social media posts and discuss the investigation underway.
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VIDEO: Warning signs missed in deadly school shooting
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Texas school shooting highlights study on guns leading cause of death for US kids

The CDC study shows that firearm deaths overtook automobile deaths for the first time since the agency started tracking the statistics.
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The CDC study shows that firearm deaths overtook automobile deaths for the first time since the agency started tracking the statistics.
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Parents outraged in wake of yet another school massacre

Nicole Hockley, co-founder of the nonprofit organization Sandy Hook Promise, highlights key warning signs of violence and calls for action from government and community leaders.
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VIDEO: Parents outraged in wake of yet another school massacre
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Texas school shooting leaves a community heartbroken

A small town in rural Texas is reeling after a gunman opened fire at an elementary school on Tuesday, killing 19 children.
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A small town in rural Texas is reeling after a gunman opened fire at an elementary school on Tuesday, killing 19 children.
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Beto O'Rourke interrupts Texas governor's press conference on shooting

The former congressman shouted at Gov. Greg Abbott.
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Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke disrupts a press conference held by Governor Greg Abbott the day after a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, May 25, 2022.
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Parkland survivor ‘wasn’t too surprised’ by school shooting in Texas

Sari Kaufman was a 15-year-old student in 2018 when a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
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Sari Kaufman was a 15-year-old student in 2018 when a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
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Parkland survivor, Sandy Hook parent weigh in on Texas school shooting

"Show up now. Show up 10, 15, 20 years from now," said Marquez-Greene.
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Kladys Castellon prays, May 24, 2022, during a vigil for the victims of a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
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Post-analysis of Texas governor’s press conference

Takeaways from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's speech on first responders, mental health and warning signs of the shooting.
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VIDEO: Post analysis of Texas governor Abbot's press conference
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Parkland parent, Sandy Hook survivor speak out on Texas school shooting

Manuel Oliver and Mary Ann Jacob speak on the surge of deadly gun violence.
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People gather at Robb Elementary School, the scene of a mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, May 25, 2022.
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Texas school shooting suspect's grandfather speaks out

Rolando Reyes said he did not know his grandson had recently bought two rifles.
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Rolando Reyes, the grandfather of the suspect in the Uvalde school shooting, speaks with ABC News.
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FDA commissioner gets questioned by House lawmakers

Robert Califf testifies during a hearing on Capitol Hill.
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Robert Califf testifies during a hearing on Capitol Hill.
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Texas school shooting: What we know about the victims

The suspected 18-year-old gunman went into Robb elementary school and opened fire killing at least 19 children and two adults.
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The suspected 18-year-old gunman went into Robb elementary school and opened fire killing at least 19 children and two adults.