Report: Uvalde police chief told kids were alive in school | Ap

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — A police commander at the scene of the Uvalde massacre was informed that children were alive in a classroom with the gunman more than 30 minutes before officers breached the room and ended one of the deadliest school shootings in US history.

A dispatcher can be heard on audio recordings obtained by CNN telling the acting city police chief that “eight to nine” kids were alive and in need of help in the classroom. The call came as hundreds of officers gathered in and around Robb Elementary School, where 19 students and two teachers were killed.

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