Uvalde School Shooting Timeline Reveals How Mass Tragedy Unfolded At Robb Elementary
The 18-year-old gunman responsible for this week’s tragic Uvalde mass shooting may no longer be alive to face the consequences of his actions, but the rest of the world is still seeking answers for how something like this could’ve happened. Thanks to a timeline put together by the NY Times, we’re finally getting some clarity.
Things began at 11:27 AM when video evidence shows that the door where Salvador Ramos entered the school was propped open by a teacher. A minute later, his truck crashed nearby and at the same time, the teacher at the door entered the school to allegedly retrieve a phone.
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Two men across the street at a funeral home witnessed the truck crash and ran towards it where they found Ramos exiting with a gun and a backpack. They both fled back to where they came from and missed being shot at by the gunman, who started heading on foot toward the school.
By 11:30 AM, a call had been placed to 911 (possibly from the aforementioned teacher at the door) reporting a vehicle crash and a man with a gun. In the next minute, Ramos had reached the parking lot, where he began shooting at the school. “Meanwhile, a patrol vehicle arrives at the funeral home,” the NY Times reports.
“An officer drives into the school parking lot, passing by the gunman, and eventually confronts someone in the parking lot who turns out to be a teacher.” All the while, the 18-year-old continued to fire shots at the school from outside, until he eventually entered at 11:33 AM, heading towards classrooms 111 and 112, where he fired more than 100…