UVALDE, Texas – Here is the timeline of events for the recent shooting at a Texas elementary school that left at least 18 students and three adults dead Tuesday afternoon.
5/26 7:30 p.m. EST: Pulse nightclub held a candlelight vigil in memory of the victims of the shooting
5/26 3:53 p.m. EST: News 6 received notice that President Biden will plan to travel to Uvalde to grieve with the community May 29
5/25 8:00 p.m. EST: Prayer vigil to be held for Uvalde community at Uvalde County Fairplex Arena
5/25 1:28 p.m. EST: Uvalde Police Department streamed a news briefing regarding details of the shooting.
5/24 10:30 p.m. EST: The Associated Press reported 19 children and two adults were killed in shooting, as opposed to previously announced figures.
5/24 Approx. 8:40 p.m. EST: President Biden held a briefing to deliver remarks on the tragic elementary school shooting.
5/24 7:47 p.m. EST: A Texas senator briefed by state rangers announced that 18 children and 3 adults were killed in the shooting.
5/24 6:46 p.m. EST: President Joe Biden spoke on the phone with Gov. Greg Abbott from Air Force One, offering federal assistance to Texas following the shooting.
5/24 5:56 p.m. EST: White House Press Office states the United States Flag will be flown at half-staff until May 28 in response to the shooting.
5/24 5:16 p.m. EST: Uvalde Police Department holds a news briefing to clarify details of the mass shooting. Specifically, police believe the shooter was acting alone, and several faculty and students were injured or killed during the shooting. Police confirm Ramos is dead.
5/24 Approx. 4:40 p.m. EST: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott holds a news briefing discussing details of the shooter. Abbott says 18-year-old Salvador Ramos was responsible for killing 14 students and a teacher and striking two officers with gunfire.
5/24 2:43 p.m. EST: The Uvalde Police Department released information about the shooting on social media Tuesday afternoon.
5/24 1:32 p.m. EST: Police respond to reports of a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
There is an active shooter at Robb Elementary. Law enforcement is on site. Your cooperation is needed at this time by not visiting the campus. As soon as more information is gathered it will be shared.— Uvalde CISD (@Uvalde_CISD) May 24, 2022
The rest of the district is under a Secure Status.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.