텍사스 주지사. 그렉 애보트 said Friday that he is demanding a full accounting of what happened during the school shooting
, saying he had been initially
” about certain information he was given by law enforcement officials leading the investigation into the attack
“My expectation is the law enforcement leaders that are leading the investigations … they get to the bottom of every fact with absolute certainty,” the Republican governor said at a news conference in Uvalde.
The Justice Department review aims “to provide an independent account of law enforcement actions and responses that day, and to identify lessons learned and best practices to help first responders prepare for and respond to active shooter events,” said Conley, the DOJ spokesman.
“The review will be conducted with the Department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing,” 그는 덧붙였다. “As with prior Justice Department after-action reviews of mass shootings and other critical incidents, this assessment will be fair, 투명한, and independent. The Justice Department will publish a report with its findings at the conclusion of its review.”
The DOJ’s announcement came the same day 조 바이든 대통령 and first lady Jill Biden traveled to Uvalde, where they visited a makeshift memorial to the 21 victims outside Robb Elementary School. The White House said the President and first lady will also meet community and religious leaders along with family members of the young victims during their visit to Texas
그 동안에, 메릭 갈랜드 법무장관, addressing graduates at Harvard’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, spoke briefly about the massacre, 속담: “As we gather today to celebrate this milestone in your life, we are also holding on to an enormous amount of grief because of yet another mass shooting at another school in our country.”
“An unspeakable act of violence has devastated families and an entire community in Uvalde, 텍사스. I know I speak for all of us here that our hearts are broken,” Garland said.
This story has been updated with additional details Sunday.