The Texas gunman left home after fighting his mother for Wi-Fi, says his mother’s boyfriend.


A man firing in Uvarde, Texas Texas Elementary School Tuesday, Slaughter 19 children According to the shooter’s mother’s boyfriend, the two adults were lonely people who were monopolized and avoided any kind of conversation.

The shooter, identified by law enforcement agencies as Salvador Roland Ramos, fired indiscriminately at Rob Elementary School in Yuvalde, about 80 miles from San Antonio. According to law enforcement sources, he was killed by the US Customs and Border Protection Border Guard Tactical Forces and two off-duty agents of law enforcement officers.

Juan Alvarez, 62, who has been with Ramos’ mother for about a year, said Ramos had a turbulent relationship with his mother and often had fights.

According to Alvarez, Ramos left his mother’s house two months ago and lived with his grandmother after being involved in a fierce dispute with his mother after disconnecting Wi-Fi.

Juan Alvarez, 62, shares his home with Ramos' mother in Yuvalde, Texas.  (Deon Hampton / NBC News)

Juan Alvarez, 62, shares his home with Ramos’ mother in Yuvalde, Texas. (Deon Hampton / NBC News)

He added that Ramos would shut down and leave every time he tried to start a conversation.

“He was a little weird. I never got along with him. I never got along with him. He never talks to anyone,” he said. “If you try to talk to him, he will just sit there and leave.”

Alvarez said Ramos had been acting awkwardly for some time, but was “shocked” by the shooting on Tuesday when he learned he was a shooter.

“That’s wrong, man, it’s pretty bad. I’m sorry for the deceased children,” Alvarez said.

Ramos’ mother, Adriana Reyes, also said she hadn’t seen the shooting.

Reyes was in San Antonio on Wednesday and visited his mother, who was hospitalized in crisis after Ramos was shot before going to school.

“I’m very angry with everything,” Reyes, 39, said on the phone. “A lot of things have happened, but now I feel sick.”

According to the Associated Press and an interview in Spanish, Ramos’ grandfather Roland Reyes, who lived at home with Ramos and his grandmother, learned that his grandson had a gun at home. I said I didn’t.

The AP reported that the FBI was investigating the house on Wednesday while Reyes was waiting outside.

Reyes said he spoke to his grandson every day and said from Ramos that he “did not expect this,” AP reported.

However, Becky Flores, 54, who lived next to Ramos’mother and was Ramos’ headstart teacher, explained that there was a lot of noise at home.

Flores said there was a lot of turmoil when eight police officers arrived the day Ramos left to stay with his grandmother.

But she said, none of it hinted at the violence that took place on Tuesday.

“I don’t know why he did this,” Flores said.

A woman who identified herself as a shooter’s aunt told NBC News that “misunderstandings” were widespread about him.

“No one knew him. No one was with him. I lived home with him.” Everyone has a unique perspective on everything that is happening. But no one knows what they have. Everyone has things inside. People experience that no one understands. “

Republican Governor Greg Abbott said Wednesday that shooters had no known history of mental health.

“There was no meaningful warning about this crime,” Abbott said, other than the three messages on Facebook.

According to Abbott, the first post was posted 30 minutes before the shooter arrived at school and was intended to shoot his grandmother. The second said he shot his grandmother. Third, I was going to shoot an elementary school. The final post was created within 15 minutes of the shooter’s arrival at school.

Andy Stone, a spokesman for Facebook’s parent company Meta, said the message was a private one-on-one text message found after the shooting.

Some who knew Ramos said his behavior became more and more concerned.

Salvador Ramos' mother's house in Yuvalde, Texas.  (Deon Hampton / NBC News)

Salvador Ramos’ mother’s house in Yuvalde, Texas. (Deon Hampton / NBC News)

Santos Valdez Jr., 18 years old, Washington post From elementary school until Ramos’s behavior changed, the two were friends.

Valdes told the newspaper that Ramos sometimes drives a car with another friend, shoots random people with a BB gun, and throws eggs at people’s cars.

According to the post, Ramos once met him in the park, playing basketball with a cut on his entire face and initially accusing him of injuring his cat.

“Then he told me the truth, he tore his face with a knife over and over again,” Valdes told the newspaper. “

According to Valdes, Ramos said he did it for fun.

Hampton reported from Yuvalde and Ali from Chicago.

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