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Wednesday marks one year since the deadliest school shooting in Texas history, in which a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers. A criminal investigation over the hesitant police response is still ongoing.
Mariano Pargas is the second police leader to leave law enforcement in the fallout since the massacre in May, when hundreds of officers waited more than an hour to confront the gunman inside a classroom at Robb Elementary School.
In the wake of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, where 19 children and two teachers died, parents are rushing to campuses before rampant rumors can be quashed.
Pete Arredondo is now the first officer to lose his job over the police response to the May 24 mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas.
Former sports superstar Bo Jackson helped pay for the funerals of the 19 children and two teachers killed in the Uvalde school massacre in May, revealing himself as one of the previously anonymous donors.
The review comes as a damning new 80-page report released over the weekend by the Texas House revealed wide failures by all levels of law enforcement.
A damning report and hours of body camera footage further laid bare the chaotic response to a mass shooting at a Uvalde elementary school, where hundreds of law enforcement officers massed but then waited to confront the gunman.
Mayor Don McLaughlin also says the city will be conducting its own internal investigation regarding Uvalde PD's actions, policies and procedures.
The nearly 80-page report was the first to criticize both state and federal law enforcement.
Surveillance footage captured the gunman in the Uvalde school shooting enter the building with a AR-15 style rifle and later shows officers in body armor milling in the hallway outside the fourth-grade classrooms where 19 children and two teachers were killed.
Mayor Don McLaughlin is disputing the report, which says there were missed opportunities to stop the gunman who killed 21 people and injuring 17 others.
Pete Arredondo has been on administrative leave from his Uvalde CISD position since June 22.
A Uvalde mother who was handcuffed as she tried to run by police outside Robb Elementary School, but eventually got free and rescued her kids, is now being harassed by police after speaking out about the ordeal, her lawyer said this week.
The vote late Thursday clears the way for expected House passage Friday of what will be Congress’ most far-reaching response in decades to the nation’s run of brutal mass shootings.
Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw ripped into the Uvalde school police chief's handling of last month's shooting at Robb Elementary School and said that some officers wanted to approach the gunman earlier, including a school district police officer whose wife was killed in the massacre.
The Uvalde school shooting timeline shows it took 74 minutes from when police went into the school to the time they confronted and killed the gunman. Throughout that time, unknown officers are reported rejecting DPS Special Agents' calls to go into the classroom, saying, "Don't you think we should have a supervisor approve that?"
Families of victims and survivors of the mass shootings in Buffalo, New York and Uvalde, Texas appeared before a U.S. House committee Wednesday in an effort to share the human impact of gun violence and the urgency for lawmakers to enact gun control legislation.
Uvalde School District Police Chief Pete Arredondo, who is newly elected to the panel, has been criticized for the law enforcement response during the mass shooting.
Actor Matthew McConaughey pushed for stricter background checks and raising the minimum age to purchase an AR-15 rifle during Tuesday's White House press briefing. "Now is this a cure-all? Hell no, but people are hurting."