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Border Patrol Tactical Unit Has at Times Played High-Profile Role

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Texas police wouldn't let a tactical squad of federal agents immediately go into the school to stop the gunman, two officials briefed on the situation said. Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement tactical team was forced to wait nearly an hour before they went in and shot and killed the gunman.
1 month ago·Uvalde, United States

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The Independent

Uvalde police stopped Border Patrol SWAT team from entering school sooner: report

Elite Border Patrol team arrived nearly 40 minutes before gunman killed

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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New York Times

Border Patrol Tactical Unit Has at Times Played High-Profile Role

One of the unit’s sharpshooters killed the gunman at Robb Elementary School; its members have Special Forces-type training and often target smuggling operations.

1 month ago·New York, United States
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The Washington Post

Live updates: Gunman emerged from classroom closet firing at Border Patrol agents, official says

During a Friday news conference, police explained their slow response by saying they thought there was no longer an active threat but also gave details of harrowing 911 calls from children inside the school. “Of course, with the benefit of hindsight … It was the wrong decision. Period,” an official said.

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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The Hill

Fed unit was asked by police to wait before entering Robb Elementary: report

A Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) unit at the scene of the Uvalde, Texas, elementary school shooting was told not to enter the school and instead wait, according to a report from NBC News. Two fede…

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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Washington Examiner

'Let’s get this done': Border agents took matters into their own hands to stop Texas school killer hiding in closet

Federal agents ignored orders from local police and went after the shooter who killed 19 children and two teachers at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday, according to reports Friday.

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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HuffPost

Federal Agents Reportedly Stormed Uvalde School After Local Cops Told Them To Wait

Federal officers ignored instructions to wait after 30 minutes, then took action against the gunman who killed 19 children and 2 teachers.

1 month ago·United States
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