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Uvalde school shooting: What we know one year later

Twenty-one people died at Robb Elementary on May 24, 2022. The mass shooting and delayed police response spurred calls for stricter gun laws.

Hundreds of flowers, toys, and candles surround the crosses in memorial of the 21 victims of the school shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, on June 9, 2022.

Law enforcement waited more than hour to confront the gunman

Texas Department of Public Safety officers guard the scene at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde on May 24, 2022.

Responding officers feared the gunman’s AR-15-style rifle

The gunman's AR-15 style rifle lays in a supply closet of Room 111 at Robb Elementary School.

Officers fired and school superintendent retired in shooting’s aftermath

Members of the Uvalde CISD Board of Trustees, including the former superintendent Hal Harrell, meet at Benson Elementary in Uvalde on Oct. 19, 2022.

Families have grappled with loss

Sandra Torres and her partner, Mack Segovia, dedicated a room in their new house to Eliahna Torres, 10, who was killed at Robb Elementary.

Victims’ families fought for accountability and new laws

Siblings of Xavier Lopez play quietly while the families of the victims of the Uvalde school shooting gather to attend a press conference held by state Sen. Roland Gutierrez, D-San Antonio, where he introduced four new bills that will address qualified immunity for police officers, allow victims to sue the State of Texas, repeal the protection of the Lawful Commerce in Arms act, and create a permanent compensation fund for victims of school gun violence, at the state Capitol in Austin on Jan. 24, 2023.

Texas officials focus on school safety and mental health care

Children arrive to Flores Middle School for the first day of classes in Uvalde on Sept. 6, 2022.

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