According to a law enforcement officer, the school shooter in Texas, Salvador Ramos, did not have a criminal record nor was he affiliated with any gangs.
Investigators began their search for a motive early on Wednesday, after a lone shooter entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, and killed at least 19 students as well as two adults.
Lt. Chris Olivarez of the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) provided an update on what investigators have uncovered thus far and what questions still need to be answered about Salvador Ramos’s history and motive during an appearance on “America’s Newsroom.” Lt. Olivarez spoke about what investigators have uncovered thus far and what questions still need to be answered about Salvador Ramos’s history and motive.
Olivarez went on to say that there was no indication that the buyer had a criminal past or was a part of a gang, which would have been a likely motivation for the purchase of a lengthy weapon.
He confirmed that Ramos had a long rifle, but he stated that investigators were still collecting evidence from the scene and trying to discover more about the capacity of the weapon and how it was obtained. He also indicated that Ramos had a long rifle. Olivarez