June 28, 2022

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We must deal with weapons – Corriere.it

from Giuseppe Sarsina, Guido Olympio, Paolo Foschi

On Wednesday, May 25, the news of the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Ovaldi, Texas, was reported live

• Around noon on Wednesday, May 24, an 18-year-old boy opened fire in the . area Rob Primary School, a large complex of about 600 students, in Texas: At first there was talk of 14 deaths, but the number got worse as the hours went by. Kill the shooter

The person responsible for the attack
Salvador Ramos, a high school student who is part of the school complex. Before carrying out the massacre, the young man shot his 66-year-old grandmother, who was in a serious condition.
• The Yuvaldi massacre is the most serious among those committed in a school in the United States. also worse than columbinein 1999.
• Armed Attacks in Schools, a Long Spire of Blood Torturing the United States Since 1966: Below is a list The most horrific massacres of recent years

06:45 – Over 900 school shootings in the United States in ten years

It’s been 3,448 days, 10 years, since I went to an elementary school in Connecticut where another gunman killed 26 people, including 20 students, at Sandy Hook Elementary. There have been more than 900 school shootings since then, and the list grows when it includes shootings in places like theaters, churches or a Buffalo store 10 days ago. US President Joe Biden said this in his address to the nation after an 18-year-old gunman killed at least 19 children and two adults at an elementary school in Unvaldi, Texas. Sandy Hook School in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012, shootings with most victims in an elementary school in the United States, in fact, about 10 years ago.

06:19 a.m. – Ramos worked in a restaurant. He was the silent type

Salvador Ramos, a Texas elementary school killer, worked at Wendy’s, an American restaurant chain with a store not far from the scene of the massacre. He was calm, did not say much and did not communicate with the other staff, says club manager Adrian Mendes.

05:33 – Ramos sent fiery pictures to a friend a few days ago

Salvador Ramos sent a few days of shooting pictures of guns and ammunition to a former classmate. The same former CNN companion reported this. He said he sent me a photo of a drug he was using for ammunition, adding that the killer was being mocked by other high school students for the clothes he was wearing and his family’s financial situation.

04:58 – The killer had a car accident before entering school

A Texas elementary school killer first shot his grandmother and then got into a car accident near Robb Elementary School. Some police sources reported in “CNN”, that the killer got out of the car with a rifle and tried to enter the school when some officers tried to stop him after the accident. The killer managed to make his way into the building where he launched several chapters.

4:53 a.m. – Ramos shoots his grandmother because she wanted to stop him

It is alleged that Salvador Ramos’ grandmother tried to stop her grandson and thus injured her. This is the rebuilding of the police. The woman in the hospital is in a serious condition in the hospital.

04:49 – The toll worsens: 19 children, a teacher and the killer died

The toll of the massacre at the elementary school in Ovaldi, Texas, continues to mount. The dead were 21, including 19 children and two adults (a teacher and the killer himself was killed by the police). CNN reports.

03:31 – The killer wrote on Instagram: I am about to …

A few hours before the massacre took place at Ovaldi Elementary School in Texas, the killer sent a mysterious message to an unknown woman on Instagram in which he said: I’m on the verge of… The American media reported this, and confirmed it on Salvador Ramos’ Instagram nickname “ salv8dor_. On his account, which was blocked once his name was revealed, he posted a selfie and other photos of the weapons, including one with two rifles side by side. To the message I was about to send at 5.43 am on Tuesday, the girl replied: What? The killer replied: I will tell you before 11. An hour later he wrote to her again: I have a little secret that I want to tell you. His last message to the girl was at 9.16.

03:25 a.m. – In 2018, a plan to massacre another school in Ovaldi was thwarted

There is an almost predictable, sinister precedent for the Texas shootings, in the same city, Ovaldi. In 2018, police arrested two teenagers, ages 13 and 14, for thwarting a plan to massacre a school in the city, inspired by two of the perpetrators of the Columbine massacre. Initially, the two wanted to carry out the attack on April 20, the anniversary of the Columbine massacre, in 2022, the year they would graduate. Then one persuaded the other to go to work that same year at Morales Junior High School, which the 14-year-old attended. The couple intended to steal weapons from neighbors, detonate bombs at the beginning of the attack, chase after students who put their names on a list, and then randomly beat others before committing suicide. A schoolboy learned of the plan and reported it to school officials, who reported it to the police. The two were so inspired by Columbine’s killers, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, that they called themselves those names.

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02:59 a.m. – In 2015 the governor of Texas called for more guns to be bought

I’m embarrassed. Texas ranks second only in purchases of new weapons after California. Texas speed up. A 2015 tweet from Texas Governor Greg Abbott, which resurfaced in these hours after the Uvalde Elementary School shooting. Abbott is expected to attend Friday in Houston as part of the annual meeting of the National Rifle Association, the powerful US gun lobby.

02:49 – Biden: I’m tired, we have to deal with weapons

I’m tired, we have to move on the arms. This was stated by Joe Biden, addressing Americans after the massacre at the Texas Elementary School, in which an 18-year-old killed 18 children. The idea that an 18-year-old could walk into a store and buy a gun is wrong.

And again: why don’t these shootings happen in other parts of the world? Why do we want to live with this massacre? It’s time to turn pain into action and act with weapons. As a nation we must ask ourselves, in the name of God, when we will oppose the gun lobby. The president spoke with First Lady Jill Biden at his side.

02:42 a.m. – The killer was wearing a bulletproof vest

The Texas school killer wore a flak jacket. And the American media reported this, citing sources close to the investigators.

02:35 am – Latest toll: 18 children and teachers killed

According to the latest updated toll, 18 children were killed in the attack, as well as a teacher. Even a dead killer.

02:12 – Attack two days before the end of the school year

The student school year is over in Ovaldi, Texas. The police said this by issuing a brief statement about the shooting at Robb Primary School: All activities in the area have been suspended. The killer struck two days before the end of the school year, which was due to close on Thursday.

02:07 am – Police confirm the killing of the perpetrator of the massacre, Salvador Ramos

Police confirmed the killing of Salvador Ramos, the massacre clerk at the Ovaldi School.

02:03 AM – Dallas Cowboys Condolences

Among the many messages of condolence, also a message for the Dallas Cowboys, the NFL team who wrote on their official Twitter profile: The entire Dallas Cowboys organization is in mourning with the Ovaldi community and with all of the people affected by today’s tragic event. As we mourn the loss of innocent lives, our thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of the victims, and the faculty and staff at Robb Elementary School.

01:42 – Kamala Harris: A lot, we must have the courage to act

The President and I are closely monitoring the situation. Although we don’t know all the details, we do know that there are parents who have lost their children, families who have lost their children, and many who are infected. This is how US Vice President Kamala Harris commented on the massacre at Robb Elementary School in Ovaldi, Texas. Whenever a tragedy like this happens, our hearts are broken but it is nothing compared to the hearts of those broken families. He explained that it is still happening. That’s a lot. As a nation we must have the courage to act and make sure nothing like this happens again.

01:30 – Senator Gutierrez on CNN: 18 children and three adults died

Texas Senator Roland Gutierrez told CNN he was told by state guards that the death toll in the Ovaldi school shooting is higher than has been reported so far: the victims are 21, 18 children and three adults.

01:16 – Biden: Texas school shooting is senseless violent act

Meaningless violent action. This is how US President Joe Biden commented on the massacre at Uvald School. The US President ordered the flags of the White House, federal buildings and military sites to be raised through Saturday for the victims.

11.50 p.m. – Texas school shooting, massacre of children

Eighteen children and three adults. An unspecified number of wounded, including two policemen. Some are in serious condition. The first, unfortunately temporary, outcome of a new shooting, a new American massacre. This time it happened at an elementary school in Ovaldi, a rural Texas village halfway between San Antonio and the Mexican border. (Here is the full article by reporter Giuseppe Sarsina)

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