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Shooting in Texas: the police made a “bad decision” by postponing their intervention at the school of Uvalde

2022-05-27T19:00:35.823Z

Law enforcement is accused of taking too long to act during the shooting at the Uvalde school, around an hour after the shooter entered the building.



The police made a "

bad decision

" by not quickly entering the school of Uvalde, where a shooter had taken refuge in a class who committed a massacre there, said Friday May 27 Steven McCraw, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety.

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Looking back now, of course it wasn't the right decision.

It was the wrong decision, period

, ”he said at a press conference, when asked about the much-criticized delay in the intervention of the police.

Nineteen officers at the scene waited for a Border Police intervention unit, about an hour after the shooter, Salvador Ramos, broke into the building on Tuesday.

Source: lefigaro

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