Eighteen children and one adult were killed in Tuesday’s mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, according to Sgt. Erick Estrada of the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Estrada did not provide any other information on the victims.
Texas Department of Public Safety also revealed that the shooter, an 18-year-old young man, wore body armour and acted alone.
Gov. Greg Abbott said earlier Tuesday “it is believed” that the shooter, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos was killed by law enforcement. Estrada confirmed the suspect was killed.