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Uvalde shooting: Texas police change key details as criticism mounts
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Uvalde shooting: Texas police change key details as criticism mounts

As criticism of the first response from parents grows, police in Texas have updated critical aspects of Tuesday's tragic school shooting. According to authorities, the gunman loitered outside the Uvalde school for 12 minutes before entering the building unchecked.   This contrasted with earlier reports that the assailant was confronted and shot at by a police officer.   According to officials, he killed 19 children and two teachers before being shot dead 90 minutes after arriving.   This delay, combined with video evidence of angry parents being tackled and handcuffed by cops while the gunman was still inside the school, has sparked public outrage and examination of the initial response.   It also casts doubt on assertions made by state Govern...