A Uvalde faculty police officer was prohibited from making an attempt to save lots of his spouse, a Robb Elementary faculty trainer, in the course of the lethal mass capturing in Might.
His spouse, fourth grade trainer Eva Mireles, was one of many two academics killed within the assault. Nineteen youngsters additionally misplaced their lives.
The officer, Ruben Ruiz, arrived on the faculty after the accused 18-year-old gunman walked into Robb Elementary, KSAT reported. Mireles had known as Ruiz and instructed him that she had been shot and was “dying.”
“And what occurred to [Ruiz] is he tried to maneuver ahead into the hallway,” McCraw mentioned. “He was detained and so they took his gun away from him and escorted him off the scene.”
McCraw additionally criticized faculty district police chief Pete Arredondo for his dealing with of the mass capturing. At the least three investigations are at present finding out the response by regulation enforcement.
“Clearly, not sufficient coaching was accomplished on this scenario, plain and easy,” McCraw mentioned of the police chief. “As a result of horrible selections had been made by the on-site commander.”