“Several” students received treatment in the emergency department of Uwalde Memorial Hospital after an apparent attack in Uwalde, located about 97 miles west of San Antonio. The University of San Antonio Health also reported treating two patients, a child and an adult. Their terms are not reported.
We got two patients from a shooting at Rob Elementary School in Uwalde, one child and one adult. They are currently being evaluated, so we do not have the conditions for release.
– University of Health (@UnivHealthSA) May 24, 2022
The United Independent School District of Uwalde reported that an active shooter was registered at Robb Elementary School, which has just under 600 students.
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“Law enforcement is on the scene. At this time, we need your cooperation without visiting the campus,” Uvalde CISD posted on its Facebook page at 12:17 p.m.
The rest of the district’s campuses have also received “Safe Status” status.
The school district later informed parents that Rob Elementary School students were being transported within a five-minute drive to the community center where reunification is planned. The district, however, clarified that before being released to parents, students will need to be considered.
“Robb, parents of elementary school, please don’t pick up students at this time. Students need to be considered before they are released into your care. You will receive a notice to pick up the students if everything is taken into account, ”the district announced at 12:55 pm on CT.
The city police department warned the population to go around the school where the scene is still operating.
Authorities did not immediately offer details about the suspect or the blockade.
The town of Uwalde has a population of just over 14,000.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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