According to the Governor of Texas, the gunman who killed at least 15 people in Uvalde is an 18-year-old who lives in the community. He had a handgun and may have been armed with a rifle, too.
In 2021, Texas lawmakers lowered the age to carry a handgun to 18. #txlege
— Shannon Watts (@shannonrwatts) May 24, 2022
Breaking News: A gunman killed 14 children and a teacher at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott said. The 18-year-old suspect was also killed. https://t.co/5zJTcrL1NK
— The New York Times (@nytimes) May 24, 2022