Uvalde, Texas, is home to a Border Patrol station due to its proximity to the U.S.-Mexico border some 70 miles away.
The Associated Press reported late Tuesday evening, a border agent
"rushed into the school without waiting for backup and shot and killed
the gunman, who was behind a barricade, according to a law enforcement
official speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not
authorized to talk about it." Read more and see tweets here.