WATCH: Update on deadly shooting at Texas elementary school

Robb Elementary School in Uvalde Consolidated ISD. (KSAT)

UVALDE, Texas – The Uvalde Police Department held a second press conference, which included officials from the Texas school district.

You can watch that press conference below:

At about 5:16 p.m. Tuesday, the Uvalde Police Department provided a brief update on the elementary school shooting where a gunman opened fire at a Texas elementary school on Tuesday, killing 14 students and one teacher. That number has since risen to at least 21 people killed.

You can watch that press conference below:

The gunman, who authorities identified as 18-year-old Salvador Romas, was also killed. Officials said Ramos was a student at Uvalde High School. Ramos was apprehended around 1 p.m. at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, where the shooting happened.

Abbott said that two law enforcement officers were shot but are expected to be okay.

According to a Facebook post from Uvalde Memorial Hospital, two students were brought in dead on arrival. They also said several students are being treated in the emergency room.

University Health confirmed on Twitter that University Hospital received a child and an adult from the school.

“They are currently being evaluated so we don’t have a condition to release at this time,” the tweet said.

While there is still a large law enforcement presence at the school, authorities said the rest of the district is secure.

The San Antonio Police Department has sent resources to the school and is standing by to assist as further needed, according to authorities.

This is a developing breaking news story. You can find all of our coverage so far below:

Read more of this developing story from our sister station in San Antonio, Texas, KSAT.


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