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    Uvalde School Shooting

    Nineteen children and two adults were killed in a shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde County on May 24, 2022. It is the deadliest shooting ever at a Texas public school. Erin was the first reporter to arrive in Uvalde for The Texas Tribune on May 24, 2022, and led the newsroom’s on-the-ground coverage for the first week.

    “We are in mourning”: As parents awaited news, Uvalde residents processed their shock and grief

    Families gathered at the city’s civic center to await news about their children following the elementary school shooting. Other residents processed their shock and grief in places of worship. Read more on

    A day after school shooting, Uvalde’s tight-knit community prays, donates blood and grieves

    Many in this small South Texas town of about 15,000 residents had ties to Robb Elementary, where a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers on Tuesday. A day later, residents sought to help and begin healing their community. Read more on

    Uvalde has prayed for victims elsewhere. Now, mourners here pray for one another.

    Bleachers of the Uvalde County Fairplex were packed with young children, families and other community members Wednesday night in a mass vigil for the victims of Tuesday’s school shooting. Read more on

    “This is not us”: Tight-knit Uvalde, rooted in Texas history, navigates incalculable grief

    Residents of this town, which is nicknamed “the Crossroads of America,” grapple with the horror of losing 21 lives. Read more on

    21 lives lost: Uvalde victims were a cross-section of a small, mostly Latino town in South Texas

    Loving children and beloved educators were killed at Robb Elementary School on May 24 in the deadliest school shooting in Texas history. Read more on

    “We will be reunited with them one day”: Uvalde worshippers pray for peace, healing and the souls of 21 lives lost

    Residents of Uvalde, a deeply religious community, prayed, cried and embraced each other on the first Sunday since a gunman killed 21 people at an elementary school. Read more on