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What newly-available footage shows about the medical response to the Uvalde shooting

A memorial for the 19 children and two teachers killed in the May shooting sits outside of Robb Elementary. (Acacia Coronado/AP)
A memorial for the 19 children and two teachers killed in the May shooting sits outside of Robb Elementary. (Acacia Coronado/AP)

The flawed response by law enforcement to the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, has been well documented. It happened on May 24 when a gunman burst into a classroom at Robb Elementary killing two teachers and 19 students. And now, previously unreleased records — obtained by The Washington Post, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica — for the first time show how communication breakdowns also hampered the medical response by first responders.

Here & Now‘s Deepa Fernandes speaks with Joyce Sohyun Lee, a visual forensics reporter for the Washington Post.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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