American singer-songwriter and actress Olivia Rodrigo commented on the incident that happened in an elementary school in Texas during Tuesday night’s show, “Though I’m so excited to be here tonight, I’m so, so devastated about the shooting that happened in Texas today. We should never have to worry about our safety or our lives in places that are dedicated to our learning and growing. I’m so heartbroken that this is the reality we’re living in, and we need stricter gun control laws.”
In Robb Elementary School in Uvalde County on Tuesday, a gunman opened fire at children aged seven to 10 and teachers, The 18-year-old suspect had a handgun, an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, and high-capacity magazines, investigators say.
The suspect first shot his grandmother before the rampage. 19 students and two adults were killed in a shooting.
A Border Patrol agent shot the gunman before waiting for backup, a law enforcement official told the Associated Press.
SOURCE: THE TEXAS TRIBUNE