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Crosses outside Robb Elementary School on Thursday bear the names of children killed at the school on Tuesday.

Uvalde’s local incident commander thought the active shooting had stopped and that the gunman had barricaded himself inside the school. But inside, the killing continued, as teachers and students begged for help in 911 calls. Read more»

Victor Escalon, an official with the Texas Department of Public Safety, offered additional details Thursday about the law enforcement response to a mass shooting at a Uvalde elementary school.

The police response to the active shooter call has drawn mounting scrutiny in the days since the massacre. Texas officials have given vague and conflicting answers on what exactly happened after the gunman arrived at the school, and parents have criticized police for not acting quickly enough. Read more»

Police blocked off the road leading to the scene of a school shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde on Tuesday. Law enforcement officials said all of the shooting victims were in one classroom.

The gunman who killed 19 children and two teachers in the same classroom in Uvalde on Tuesday was confronted by a law enforcement officer before he entered the elementary school that became the site of his massacre, but many questions still remain. Read more»