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Uvalde schools police chief placed on leave amid fierce criticism of school shooting response

The move comes weeks after a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary. Uvalde CISD police Chief Pete Arredondo, one of the first to respond, and state officials have provided differing stories about what happened inside the school.

Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Police Chief Pete Arredondo on a dirt road on the outskirts of Uvalde on June 8, 2022.

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