Uvalde School Shooting: New video from shows gunman, police officers inside school

It has been more than a month since a gunman shot and killed 19 kids and two teachers at Robb Elementary in Uvalde. Surveillance video obtained by the Austin American-Statesman shows what happened during the shooting and the police response. The Austin American-Statesman approved LiveNOW to use its video. The video shows the gunman entering Robb Elementary at 11:33 a.m. He is seen walking down an empty hallway with an AR-15 style rifle in hand. A child spots the shooter as he's walking ahead, and the child stops in their tracks. The gunman can be heard opening fire on a classroom and the kid runs away. Officials reported more than 100 rounds of gunfire were shot by the gunman. Three minutes later, police are in the same hallway the gunman walked down. Some officers rush towards the classroom where the gunman is, but most stay back. All officers quickly retreat back down the hallway and take cover after shots are fired at the gunman. The video skips forward 19 minutes, more officers arrive with heavy armor and ballistic shields, but no movement is made towards the classroom where the gunman is. Approximately 48 minutes after the gunman entered the school, officers remained at the end of the hallway even after more rounds could be heard coming from the gunman. Officers continue to wait, but eventually move towards the classroom. Then 57 minutes after the gunman entered the school, officers are closer to where he is but still have not made any attempt at rescue. In the midst of the chaos, officers can be seen checking their phones and one even gets hand sanitizer from a dispenser on the wall. The gunman is then shot dead by officers after breaching the classroom 77 minutes after officers arrived on scene. Texas Dept. of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw released a statement about the video: "I am deeply disappointed this video was released before all of the families who were impacted that day and the community of Uvalde had the opportunity to view it as part of Chairman Dustin Burrows’ plan. Those most affected should have been among the first to see it. As I stated during my testimony before the Senate Special Committee to Protect All Texans, this video provides horrifying evidence that the law enforcement response to the attack at Robb Elementary on May 24 was an abject failure. In law enforcement, when one officer fails, we all fail."

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