Transcript for Students wipe away tears as they return to Santa Fe High School
And we've just learned 6 of the 13 injured remain hospitalized. The parents of the alleged shooter also releasing a statement tonight saying they are, quote, as shocked and confused as anyone else by these events. Santa fe, Texas, is a city in mourning tonight. The shooting at the high school took just minutes but the grieving is just getting started at vigils and services all weekend long and tonight we are learning more about the heroes who saved lives and about those that were lost. ABC's Marcus Moore also here in Santa fe tonight. Reporter: Students wiping away tears returning to Santa fe high school one day after that deadly shooting to recover the belongings they left behind in that frightening scramble to safety. It felt like it's a big nightmare I can't wake up from. Reporter: A nightmare 14-year-old lib ter wheeler witnessed firsthand. Hearing five shots as she walked near the art room where the gunman's rampage started and cowering for cover. In that time she lost a friend angelique Ramirez. Angelique was a very funny person. And she was very loved. Reporter: Chris stone, Vaughn Vaughn, Shana fisher, Christian Garcia and sabika sheikh, an exchange stiepts from Pakistan along with two teachers including Cynthia Tisdale. And as they rally around the families they are also praying for those still hospitalized like the school police officer who remains in stable but critical He ran toward danger knowing it could be a problem and got shot at so he's a hero in my book. Reporter: An outpouring of support coming from all corners. J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans offering to pay for all of the funerals set to begin in the coming days. And in California, young people staging a die-in to combat school gun violence. We need to figure out how to keep our kids safe. Reporter: Back in Texas as the town begins to grieve the loss, the parents of the survivors like liberty struggling to comprehend it all. My daughter was able to get out. And I can't imagine what any of those parents are feeling right now, and my heart goes out to them. Such an emotional moment right there with that mother. Marcus Moore joins me now in Texas. Various agencies pouring into Santa Tay to help all the families, especially those students. That's right, Tom. An army of them called in to help them and at the same time I talked to one student who says she's eager to get back to the school who will be closed for at least the next couple of days and wants to be around her friends and certainly it's clear they have a long road to recovery ahead. Thank you so much, Marcus.
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