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 texastribune.org.
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 texastribune.org.
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 texastribune.org.
“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 texastribune.org.
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 texastribune.org.
“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 texastribune.org.