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Uvalde mother says police are harassing her after she saved kids from shooting

Uvalde, Texas’ Robb Elementary School to save her children says she is now being harassed by local police officers.Angeli Rose Gomez told San Antonio News 4 that she took matters into her own hands during last month’s school shooting massacre that left 19 children and two adults dead.Gomez said she rushed to the school when she heard an active shooter was on the property. She could hear gunshots and children screaming as she came face-to-face with officers standing outside the school doors.

The officers told her she could not enter the school and momentarily put her in handcuffs as she tried to enter the school.After convincing them that she would calm down they released her from the cuffs, she said. Uvalde shooting could have been stopped in 3 minutes; it took over an hour: Texas official That’s when she saw an opportunity.

She told the news outlet she jumped a nearby fence and began banging on a door window, motioning to her eldest son’s teacher, who she could see inside the school.Gomez told her, “You already have a gateway out, so you might as well just come out. Like if I’m going to run out with him, y’all just come on too.”Once inside the building she was able to collect her oldest son and some of his classmates, ushering them out of the school.

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