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Uvalde school shooting

“We are in mourning”: As parents awaited news, Uvalde residents processed their shock and grief

Families gathered at the city’s civic center to await news about their children following the elementary school shooting. Other residents processed their shock and grief in places of worship.

Guadalupe Camacho Alvarez cries inside Sacred Heart Church while praying on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 in Uvalde, TX. Alavarez's …
Police block off the road leading to the scene of a school shooting at Robb Elementary on May 24, 2022, in Uvalde.
A Customs and Border Patrol agent speaks to a reporter near the scene of a school shooting on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 in Uvald…
Community members wait to hear updates about family members outside the SSGT Willie de Leon Civic Center on Tuesday, May 24,…
Community members gather inside Sacred Heart Church for prayer after a school shooting on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 in Uvalde, T…

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