Uvalde’s local incident commander thought the active shooting had stopped and that the gunman had barricaded himself inside the school. Inside, the killing continued.
McCraw also detailed harrowing 911 calls by teachers and students trapped inside with the gunman, including one at 12:47 p.m. — more than an hour after the shooter entered the school — when a student begged the 911 operator: “Please send the police now.”
Source: Texas Tribune | By Joshua Fechter and Reese Oxner
Photo: Crosses outside Robb Elementary School on Thursday bear the names of children killed at the school on Tuesday. Credit: Lauren Witte/The Texas Tribune