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Greg Abbott, Ted Cruz and other Texas authorities will hold a press conference on the Uvalde shooting this afternoon

Gov. Greg Abbott and other Texas authorities will hold a press conference this afternoon on the school shooting in Uvalde, Abbott’s office said.

The presser is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Texas time, or 1:30 p.m. EST. The topic, according to the governor’s office, will be “an update on the state’s coordinated response to the Robb Elementary School shooting.”

Mr. Abbott will be joined by Senator Ted Cruz, Senator John Cornyn, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and several police and education officials.

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