Salvador Ramos has been identified as the gunman who killed 19 children and two adults at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.

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The identity of the shooter was confirmed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. According to the New York Daily News, Abbott was a resident of the city, which holds 15,000 residents 80 miles outside of San Antonio.

Before heading to Robb Elementary, Ramos shot his own grandmother at home. Ramos was killed during a gunfight at the scene. Two officers received minor injuries in the gunfight.


The motive for the shooting has not been determined.