OUTRAGE: Mom of two who got here to Uvalde faculty was handcuffed after demanding police cease standing round and do one thing
The extra we be taught concerning the horrific tragedy that unfolded on the Robb Elementary College in Uvalde, Texas this week, the extra outraged we and tens of thousands and thousands extra Individuals grow to be.
Most readers know that the shooter, whose title we received’t point out as a result of he doesn’t deserve any notoriety, went to the varsity armed with an AR-15 the place he shot and killed 19 4th-grade college students and two lecturers within the worst faculty capturing because the Sandy Hook bloodbath at Newtown, Conn., in December 2012, the place 20 second-grade college students and 6 adults have been murdered.
Shockingly, now we’re studying that police responded nearly instantly to the incident however then waited exterior the varsity for 30-60 minutes whereas the gunman was inside murdering youngsters. Worse, one mom who drove 40 miles to get to the varsity was herself handcuffed after she arrived to search out officers doing nothing and demanded that they get inside and rescue children.
Angeli Rose Gomez stated, “The police have been doing nothing. They have been simply standing exterior the fence. They weren’t stepping into there or operating wherever.”
The Submit Millennial famous:
Whereas state officers stated that police have been on the faculty mere moments after the teenager gunman entered the varsity, barricading himself in a classroom and opening fireplace on younger college students, additionally they stated that officers have been unable to realize entry to the classroom.
Gomez stated that she was solely one among a number of mother and father on the faculty demanding that officers cease ready round and go into the varsity. It was then that “federal marshals approached her and put her in handcuffs,” the Journal experiences.
The officers advised her that they have been arresting her for “intervening in an energetic investigation.” Finally, she was capable of persuade native police to free her, however she additionally stated that she noticed a father pepper-sprayed and one other tackled and thrown to the bottom by regulation enforcement personnel as he tried to get previous them and get into the varsity to rescue his little one, a 10-year-old daughter who was one of many 19 victims slaughtered by the 18-year-old psycho.
After she was freed, Gomez nonchalantly moved away from the gang earlier than breaking right into a run and leaping a fence. She then ran inside the varsity and rescued her children.
The Journal notes: “She sprinted out of the varsity with them.”
The psychopath had between 40 minutes to an hour alone inside the varsity with out police even making an attempt to neutralize him. Finally, he was engaged by a Border Patrol agent and killed, although that agent additionally sustained accidents.
Video posted to social media additionally confirmed how different mother and father have been making an attempt to get the police to behave and tried to additionally get inside the varsity themselves however police, many armed with related weapons because the shooter, refused to behave and as a substitute saved mother and father out.
The Submit Millennia added:
A lady in a single clip could be heard yelling “Shoot him or one thing!”
A person could be heard to say “They’re all simply f*cking parked exterior, dude. They should go in there.”
Police had arrange a fringe across the constructing whereas the shooter was actively massacring babies.
Children nonetheless within the faculty on the time who survived the bloodbath however recounted scenes of horror that shall be with them for the remainder of their lives. One boy advised of how he hid below a desk with a desk material whereas the shooter was murdering different youngsters within the class. A woman recalled listening to the shooter say, “What do I’ve right here?” as he opened the door to her classroom and started firing.
Police not responding when there may be an energetic shooter murdering anybody, not to mention youngsters, is totally, one-thousand % unacceptable. Each one among them needs to be fired.