UVALDE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – On May 24, frustrated bystanders urged police to charge into the Texas elementary school where a gunman was rampaging and ultimately killed 19 children and two teachers, police said. witnesses on Wednesday. The charges come as investigators struggle to follow the massacre which lasted more than 40 minutes and ended when the 18-year-old shooter was killed by a Border Patrol team.
” Go for it ! Go for it ! nearby women yelled at officers shortly after the attack began, said Juan Carranza, 24, who saw the scene from outside his home, across from Robb Elementary School in the very town United of Uvalde. Carranza said officers did not enter.
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Javier Cazares, whose fourth grade daughter, Jacklyn Cazares, was killed in the attack, said he rushed to school when he heard about the shooting, arriving as police were always gathered in front of the building.
Upset that the police wouldn’t move in, he raised the idea of charging into the school with several other passers-by.
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“Let’s go fast because the cops aren’t doing anything like they’re supposed to,” he said. “More could have been done.”
“They weren’t prepared,” he added.
Minutes earlier, Carranza had seen Salvador Ramos crash his truck into a ditch outside the school, grab his AR-15-style semi-automatic rifle and shoot two people outside a funeral home. neighbor who escapes unscathed.
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