“Family painful screams can be heard from the parking lot” when parents of a Texas school shooting victim discover that their children have been killed: Report


The family is sad outside the SSGT Willy Deleon Civic Center after a mass shooting at Rob Elementary School on May 24, 2022 in Yuvalde, Texas.

The family is sad outside the SSGT Willy Deleon Civic Center after a mass shooting at Rob Elementary School on May 24, 2022 in Yuvalde, Texas.Brandon Bell / Getty Images

“I hear my family’s painful screams from the parking lot.”

That is the reporter Rob Elementary School Shooting I talked about the Tuesday night scene in Yuvalde, Texas.

so A series of tweetsAustin American-Statesman journalist Niki Griswold, described the distress at the Yuvaldecibic Center, which is acting as a reunification site for families affected by the shooting.

“The family erupted sobbing outside the civic center,” she said.

The scene is reminiscent of what happened after that Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting In 2012, New York Times reporter Maggie Astor pointed out By tweet..

“After Sandy Hook, I’m talking about how a group of parents waiting at the fire station diminished until they were finally told that their children were dead if they were still there. I read it. I’ll never forget it, “she wrote.

2012 CNN article Explained how “desperate parents” flocked to Sandy Hook’s fire department. “Why? Why?” She cried as a woman was walking down the road from school.

Since Sandy Hook, which killed 27 people in Newtown, Connecticut, the Rob Elementary School shootings are the most deadly elementary school shootings.Each Victims of 20 children I was 6 and 7 years old.

Late Tuesday night, Griswold tweeted that Yuvalde’s family was still “waiting for news about their children.” “It’s getting dark,” she said.

“I talked to a man who said he was waiting for news about his niece for hours. My heart is very heavy,” she added.

In another update, she wrote: “Many families are still waiting for the news, hoping that their children will be told they are in the hospital in either Yuvarde or San Antonio.

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