Texas mass shooting
- On Tuesday, May 24, Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, suffered a mass shooting that left 19 children and two teachers dead.
- One of the victims was Amerie Jo Garza, a 10-year-old fourth grader seen in one picture wearing a BTS shirt.
- “I just want people to know she died trying to save her classmates. She just wanted to save everyone,” Angel Garza shared.
- In response to the tragedy, BTS fans have also taken to social media and GoFundMe to honor their fellow Army.
BTS fans are coming together to honor Amerie Jo Garza, the 10-year-old Army who lost her life trying to save her classmates.
On Tuesday, May 24, Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, suffered a mass shooting that left 19 children and two teachers dead. The shooter, now identified as 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, opened fire at the elementary school at approximately 11:30 a.m. with an AR-15-style rifle. Ramos was fatally shot at the scene of the deadly incident at around 1 p.m.
President Donald Trump reportedly told Japanese Emperor Akihito that mass shootings can happen “anywhere” in the world including Japan, which only has single-digit rates of firearm-related deaths annually.
Trump met Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko on Monday on the first stop of his 11-day tour of Asia. They talked about several topics including the gruesome mass shooting that took place on Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs near San Antonio, Texas.