‘It was the wrong decision’: Head of Texas Rangers said police chief acted too slowly in responding to Uvalde shooter

Posted on AllSides May 27th, 2022
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Jon Shapley, Houston Chronicle / Staff photographer

The head of the Texas Department of Public Safety criticized the police chief of the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District on Friday, saying he acted too slowly in responding to the elementary school gunman who killed 21 people, including 19 children.

Steven McCraw, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, said the incident commander — identified by the San Antonio Express-News as Uvalde CISD police chief Pete Arredondo — believed the situation was no longer an active shooter, but that of a barricaded suspect.

 

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