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Uvalde Survivors and Grieving Families Sue over Catastrophic Failures of Local Authorities

HeadlineDec 02, 2022

In Texas, survivors of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde have filed a $27 billion class-action lawsuit against the city, the school district, and multiple law enforcement agencies and officers. Families are demanding accountability for the series of failures in responding to the May 24 massacre. Officers waited 77 minutes before confronting the gunman as he claimed the lives of 19 schoolchildren and two teachers. The lawsuit follows a similar suit filed this week by the mother of 10-year-old victim Eliahna Cruz Torres.

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