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May 26, 2022

Cops Handcuffed Mother Who Was Trying to Enter School to Save Her Child, For "Interfering with an Active Investigation"

What was the investigation? Were they running a dead pool to see how many kids the maniac could kill before they did something about it?

Why do you need a gun? You have the police to protect you, don't you?

"The police were doing nothing," said Angeli Rose Gomez, who after learning about the shooting drove 40 miles to Robb Elementary School, where her children are in second and third grade. "They were just standing outside the fence. They weren't going in there or running anywhere."

State officials have said that local police were at the school within a few minutes of the gunman entering the building and exchanged gunfire with him, but they were unable to gain access to a classroom where he barricaded himself, firing on officers.

Ms. Gomez, a farm supervisor, said that she was one of numerous parents who began encouraging--first politely, and then with more urgency--police and other law enforcement to enter the school. After a few minutes, she said, federal marshals approached her and put her in handcuffs, telling her she was being arrested for intervening in an active investigation.

Ms. Gomez convinced local Uvalde police officers whom she knew to persuade the marshals to set her free. Around her, the scene was frantic. She said she saw a father tackled and thrown to the ground by police and a third pepper-sprayed. Once freed from her cuffs, Ms. Gomez made her distance from the crowd, jumped the school fence, and ran inside to grab her two children. She sprinted out of the school with them.

The police set up a perimeter to keep the crazed gunman trapped inside with the 7, 8, and 9 year old children.

Texas state trooper Juan Maldonado said he went to the school with a friend whose wife was one of the teachers slain in the shooting.

He said police were already on the scene, indicating a fast response time, and that it appeared they had set up a perimeter around the building.

Mr. Maldonado said he and the friend were able to enter the building to get students out and showed cuts on his forearms that he said were from breaking windows to assist in that effort.

"I don't want to critique anything; we're here to be supportive of the community," he said.

Unbelievable:

After the confrontation ended with Ramos dead, school buses began to arrive to transport students from the school, according to Ms. Gomez. She said she saw police use a Taser on a local father who approached the bus to collect his child.

"They didn't do that to the shooter, but they did that to us. That's how it felt," Ms. Gomez said.

Well at least the police all kept themselves safe. That's what really matters.

Update: Did the Uvalde cops go into the school to get their own children out while allowing the shooter to do what he wanted with the children he had inside the barricades?


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