10-year-old Mayah Zamora was surrounded by dozens of applauding family, friends and staff when she walked out of a San Antonio hospital more than two months after being shot.
VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED: Raw body camera has been released as officials continue to investigate the shooting that left 21 people dead.
A damning report and hours of body camera footage further laid bare the chaotic response to a mass shooting at a Uvalde elementary school, where hundreds of law enforcement officers massed but then waited to confront the gunman.
Mayor Don McLaughlin also says the city will be conducting its own internal investigation regarding Uvalde PD's actions, policies and procedures.
The nearly 80-page report was the first to criticize both state and federal law enforcement.
Surveillance footage captured the gunman in the Uvalde school shooting enter the building with a AR-15 style rifle and later shows officers in body armor milling in the hallway outside the fourth-grade classrooms where 19 children and two teachers were killed.
This news comes after a battle between the city’s mayor and Texas Department of Public Safety over whether the footage should be released.
Also according to the report, officers spent 13 minutes in the school hallway during the shooting discussing tactical options, whether to use snipers and how to get into the classroom windows -- all while the door was unlocked.
Pete Arredondo has been on administrative leave from his Uvalde CISD position since June 22.
A Uvalde mother who was handcuffed as she tried to run by police outside Robb Elementary School, but eventually got free and rescued her kids, is now being harassed by police after speaking out about the ordeal, her lawyer said this week.
The legislation will toughen background checks for the youngest gun buyers, keep firearms from more domestic violence offenders and help states put in place red flag laws that make it easier for authorities to take weapons from people judged to be dangerous.
The Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District has announced that police chief Pete Arredondo has been placed on administrative leave.
The police commander made the comments while giving testimony during a committee hearing on the deadly school shooting that left 2 teachers and 19 children dead.
Two Uvalde city police officers passed up a fleeting chance to shoot a gunman outside Robb Elementary School before he went on to kill 21 people inside the school, a senior sheriff's deputy told The New York Times.
Motivated by a fresh surge in mass shootings, from Uvalde, Texas, to Buffalo, New York, protestors say lawmakers must take note of shifting public opinion and finally enact sweeping reforms.
Uvalde School District Police Chief Pete Arredondo, who is newly elected to the panel, has been criticized for the law enforcement response during the mass shooting.
Actor Matthew McConaughey pushed for stricter background checks and raising the minimum age to purchase an AR-15 rifle during Tuesday's White House press briefing. "Now is this a cure-all? Hell no, but people are hurting."
Casa Grande police officials say they have arrested a resident in the city for allegedly making terrorist threats. They say the man had praised the Uvalde, Texas school shooting.
The father of a Uvalde, Texas, school shooting victim is currently in federal prison for a drug trafficking offense and had asked for a temporary release to attend the 10-year-old’s funeral.
In his Thursday night address to the nation where he pushed several gun control measures, President Biden said just since Uvalde, there have been 20 mass shootings in the U.S.