Matthew McConaughey, a Texas actor, issued a powerful, moving appeal for responsible gun ownership on Tuesday, June 7 from his desk in the White House Press Room, following the shooting at Uvalde Elementary School. Extracts.
Salvador Ramos' bullets in Uvalde, Mexico on May 24, killed 19 children and 2 teachers. Salvador Ramos was barely 18 years old.
The investigation revealed that the suspect, who had just purchased two assault rifles, told a Messenger contact that he had killed his grandmother. He told his mother, who he shared a home with, that he would be shooting at a school.
After firing at least 100 rounds into Robb Elementary School, he was shot by police.