Robb Elementary School, site of massacre, will be razed, Uvalde mayor says

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By Chantal Da Silva
A makeshift memorial of flowers and signs outside Robb Elementary School, in Uvalde, Texas, on May 27, 2022.Michael M. Santiago / Getty Images file

The Uvalde, Texas, elementary school where a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers last month will be demolished, the city's mayor said.

Speaking during an emotional council meeting with residents Tuesday, Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin said he did not believe any child or teacher should be asked to return to Robb Elementary School, where the deadly shooting unfolded May 24.

“My understanding — and I had this discussion with the superintendent — that school will be demolished,” he said.

“You can never ask a child to go back or a teacher to go back in that school ever,” McLaughlin added.

Publish : 2022-06-22 22:01:00

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