Uvalde school shooting: DOJ review faults police for big delays in confronting gunman

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The Justice Department released a damning report on the police response to the May 2022 shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, on Thursday.

The report states that police should have immediately confronted the gunman, but failed to do so.

“The most significant failure was that responding officers should have immediately recognized the incident as an active shooter situation, using the resources and equipment that were sufficient to push forward immediately and continuously toward the threat until entry was made into classrooms 111/112 and the threat was eliminated,” the report says.

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