Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw told CNN the shooter remained inside the school for about 40 minutes before police managed to shoot him. Article written by Published on 05/26/2022 17:39 Updated on 05/26/2022 17:53 Reading time: 1 min. What was the exact sequence of the Uvalde massacre in Texas (United States)? The chronology of events and the role of the police in the shooting were at the center of questions on Thursday May 26. Some witnesses outside the school denouncing the passivity of the police. “There were at least 40 officers armed to the teeth but they didn’t do anything until it was too late,” Jacinto Cazares, father of Jacklyn Cazares, one of the parents, told ABC. victims, 10 years old. Daniel Myers, a pastor, was with his wife outside the school, about 30 minutes after the shooter entered the facility. He described to AFP how the police waited to storm in the absence of a specialized unit, and how the parents attending the scene were “desperate”. “They (the parents) were ready to go back. One of the relatives said, ‘I was in the military, just give me a gun, I’m going. I’m not going to hesitate. I’m going’. ” Daniel Meyers, a witness told AFP Security forces said on Wednesday they tried to prevent Salvador Ramos, the 18-year-old gunman, from entering the school. After an exchange of gunfire, he managed to barricade himself in a classroom. It was there that he killed 19 children and two teachers. Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw told CNN the gunman remained inside the school for about 40 minutes before police managed to shoot him. The head of the border police, Raul Ortiz, assures that his agents intervened on the spot “did not hesitate”. “They came up with a plan. They walked into the classroom and they solved this as quickly as they could,” he said on CNN. Share: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share by email Share link
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