(Reuters) – The classroom door within the Uvalde elementary faculty the place 19 youngsters and two lecturers have been killed in Might was not locked whilst police waited for a key, Texas Division of Public Security Director Steven McCraw mentioned on Tuesday.
There was no proof any legislation enforcement officer ever tried the classroom door to see if it was locked, McCraw mentioned at a Texas Senate listening to into the taking pictures.
“I do not imagine based mostly on the data we’ve proper now that door was ever secured,” McCraw mentioned. “He (the shooter) did not have a key … and he could not lock it from the within.”
(Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Washington; Modifying by Doina Chiacu)
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