The survival story that sees the light of day from the massacre at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas is shocking.
According to the family of 11-year-old Miah Cerrillo, the little girl managed to come out alive as she rubbed her body with blood from her friend to make her look dead. In fact, before that she took care of her dead teacher's mobile phone and called for help while the attack was in progress.
Miah Cerrillo spoke exclusively to CNN about the horrific moments of that day in the classroom where 18-year-old Ramos killed 19 of her classmates and two of her teachers.
“We were watching a movie”
The children had finished their lessons when the teachers learned that there was a gunman in the building. One teacher went to lock the door, but as Miah describes, the gunman was already there and started firing. She described how it all happened so quickly – her teacher returned to the classroom and the gunman followed. In fact, as she said, at one point she looked at one teacher, said “Goodnight” to her and then shot her.
He opened fire, shooting the other teacher and many of 11-year-old Miah's friends. The child describes that the bullets fell next to her and fragments hit her shoulders and head. The girl was taken to hospital.
Hours later, when she returned home, she began to realize exactly what had happened and burst into tears. “It was a wrong decision,” police said. McCraw, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety.
“As it turned out, now, of course, was not the right decision. “It was the wrong decision, period and hyphen,” he said when asked about the time it took for law enforcement to intervene, which was widely criticized. border, almost an hour after Salvador Ramos invaded the school.
“It was a wrong decision by the police when they believed they had a & # 8220; person who had been fortified & # 8221; who was no longer an active sniper at a Texas school. “Dot and dash,” he told a news conference. , angry at the Ovalde, Texas, elementary school massacre, gathered in Houston today outside the site of the NRA's annual convention, the mighty lobby for gun ownership.
The protesters were holding crosses and photos of the victims and shouting “nra go away” and “shame, may be your own children today”, while hundreds of members of the organization arrived at the Conference Center.
The attack on Ovalde, where an 18-year-old armed with an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle killed 19 young students and two teachers, is estimated to have reduced his participation in the first NRA conference in three years. Uvalde is about 450 miles west of Houston.
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Former United States President Donald Trump and Republican Sen. Ted Cruz are scheduled to address the congressional hearing on Friday afternoon. Two other speakers, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Vice Governor Dan Patrick, will not be present in person. Abbott will send a videotaped greeting and later visit Uvalde. Patrick said he withdrew his participation, “so as not to cause further pain and sorrow to the families of all those who suffer in Uwalde.”
NRA symbols. There are also hundreds of benches in the room, where weapons manufacturers display revolvers, shotguns and assault rifles.
Tim Hickey, a veteran Marine attending the conference, dismissed the protests. “These people are puppets and sheep for the media. “No one will change their minds,” said Kevin Kibble, a Houston resident and lifelong member of the NRA, which he joined when he was in college in his 20s, saying he expected fewer members at the conference. As small groups of protesters arrived and a van carrying gun control circled the conference center, Campbell said he was “worried something crazy was going to happen last night.” Protester Johnny Mata called on the NRA to stop the conference and offer a memorial service for the victims. “They have the audacity not to cancel it, not even out of respect for the victims,” said Mata, who represents the Coalition for Justice.
NRA in American schools, “he added.
Two previous NRA conferences canceled due to pandemic.