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These are the victims of the Texas school shooting who have been identified so far

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The shooting on Tuesday is the deadliest elementary school shooting since the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre.
  • At least 19 children and two adults were killed in a school shooting in Uvalde, Texas on Tuesday.
  • The victims identified so far include two 10-year-old boys and a fourth-grade schoolteacher.
  • As of Tuesday evening, authorities and families were still identifying the bodies of the deceased.
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At least 19 children and two adults were killed in a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday.


The shooting suspect, identified as an 18-year-old male resident, was shot dead by law enforcement officers at the scene, according to The Associated Press. Police said two military-style rifles were used in the attack, per the outlet.

As of Tuesday night, authorities are still working to identify the victims of America's deadliest elementary school shooting since the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre.

Here's what we know of the victims so far, according to accounts from the authorities and their families.

Xavier Lopez, 10

Lopez, a fourth-grader, was the first student to be identified. His family confirmed his death, local outlet KSAT News reported.

According to KSAT, his mother had been with him at an awards ceremony just hours before the shooting and had no idea it would be the last time she saw him.

A GoFundMe page has been created for Lopez's family.

"It is with a heavy heart and deep sadness that we have to create this fundraiser for our cousin Felicia Martinez and Abel Lopez," the fundraiser's organizer wrote. "The Medina family is asking for your help at this time both monetarily, for funeral expenses, as well as prayers for her and her family at this time."

"Her son was tragically taken along with so many other precious angels today in Uvalde, but we as family, know he is now with his Grandpa Benny in the Kingdom of Heaven," the page read.

Eva Mireles, 4th-grade teacher

Mireles was shot and killed while trying to protect her students, her aunt, Lydia Martinez Delgado, told The New York Times.

A teacher of 17 years, Mireles was in her early 40s, an avid hiker, and was "very loved," Delgado told the outlet.

Her teacher's bio online says she was married to a Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District officer and had a college graduate daughter. 

"I love running, hiking, and now you just might see me riding a bike!!" her description says.

One Twitter user who claimed Mireles taught their daughter shared what appears to be two photos of the teacher.

"She was a beautiful person and dedicated teacher. She believed in Gabby and went above & beyond to teach her as you can see below," they wrote.

Uziyah Garcia, 9

Garcia was identified by his aunt, NBC Dallas-Forth Worth reported.

This is a developing story. Please check back for further updates.


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