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Texas shooting: 14 children and a teacher killed in an elementary school shooting |  American News

14 children and a teacher have been killed in a shooting at a Texas elementary school, the state governor has said.

The attack happened at Robb Elementary School in the town of Uvalde.

Gov. Greg Abbott said the shooter was an 18-year-old man who lived in the city and walked into the school with a handgun.

He added that the shooter is dead and believed to have been killed by responding officers.

Robb Elementary School has just under 600 students.

As a primary school, the classes will be classes for children aged approximately five to 11 years old.

Earlier, the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District said all schools in the district were locked due to gunfire in the area.

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