Following a shooting at an elementary school in Texas, fourteen pupils and one teacher were killed.
The gunman, according to Texas Governor Greg Abbott, was an 18-year-old local resident. The incident occurred in Uvalde, about 83 miles (133 kilometers) south of San Antonio, America’s sixth largest city.
Mr Abbott stated that the shooter used a handgun and maybe a rifle during the incident, however this has yet to be confirmed.
Police believe he was shot to death. During the gunfight, two officers were also hit, but they were not critically hurt.
More information will be released at a press conference soon. Stay tuned for more information.