On Tuesday, a shooting occurred at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Tex., killing 19 students and two teachers. The Texas Department of Public Safety has confirmed this toll.
Gov. Greg Abbott confirmed the death of the 18-year-old suspect, a student at Uvalde High School.
At least 12 children and a teacher were murdered in the shootings, according to Abbott.
Salvador Ramos was identified as the shooter by law enforcement authorities and the governor. Multiple law enforcement officials tell ABC News that authorities have seized an AR-15
According to the reports, the suspect opened fire on a Uvalde Independent School District police officer who confronted him as he approached the school wearing body armour.
According to reports, the victims were mostly third- and fourth-graders, as well as one instructor.