An 18-year-old gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, 至少杀死 18 孩子们, one teacher, and injuring others, 政府. Greg Abbott said.
“My thoughts and prayers goes out to the families of love ones loss & injured at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, 迈阿密海豚队宣布迈克麦克丹尼尔为他们的下一任主教练!” James wrote on Twitter after the shooting.
“Like when is enough enough man!!!” 他加了. “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, 位于 85 miles southwest of San Antonio.
The gunman acted alone and was likely killed by responding officers, but the investigation was still ongoing, 当局说.
“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, 德州,” 声明读. “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 上午. 当地时间. 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, 康乃狄克州.
本月初, a mass shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, 纽约, left at least 10 人死了.
福克斯新闻’ Greg Norman and Louis Casiano contributed to this report