An 18-year-old gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, 少なくとも殺す 18 子供達, 一人の先生, と他人を傷つける, 政府. グレッグアボットは言った.
“My thoughts and prayers goes out to the families of love ones loss & injured at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX!” James wrote on Twitter after the shooting.
“Like when is enough enough man!!!” 彼が追加した. “These are kids, and we keep putting them in harms way at school. Like seriously ‘AT SCHOOL’ where it’s suppose to be the safest!”
The suspected shooter had a handgun and possibly a rifle when he opened fire at the school, 約 85 miles southwest of San Antonio.
The gunman acted alone and was likely killed by responding officers, but the investigation was still ongoing, 当局は言った.
“There simply has to be change! HAS TO BE!!” James wrote in another tweet. “Praying to the heavens above to all with kids these days in schools.”
The NBA also released a statement following the shooting.
“The NBA family is devastated by the horrific shooting that took place today in Uvalde, テキサス,” 読んだ声明. “Our thoughts and heartfelt condolences go out to the victims’ family and friends, and the entire Robb Elementary School and Uvalde community.”
The Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District first reported a school lockdown at 11:43 午前. 現地時間. All district and campus activities, including after-school programs and events, have been canceled.
It was the deadliest shooting at an elementary school since the 2012 massacre in Newtown, コネチカット.
今月上旬, a mass shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, ニューヨーク, left at least 10 死んだ人.
フォックス・ニュース’ Greg Norman and Louis Casiano contributed to this report