Shattering moment sheriff’s deputy responding to Texas school massacre is told his daughter, 10, was killed just hours after she posed proudly with parents on receiving honor roll award
A harrowing photo captured the moment a Texas sheriff’s deputy responding to Tuesday’s school massacre was told his daughter was among the victims.
Felix Rubio was snapped clutching his wife Kimberly for support in Uvalde on discovering their beloved daughter Lexi, 10, era tra 19 children murdered at Robb Elementary School by shooter Salvador Ramos.
The pain was clearly etched in Rubio’s face as he tried to comfort his wife. Even more heartbreakingly, he’d posed proudly with Lexi just hours before her death.
She had received a certificate for making the honor roll at Robb, and beamed proudly with her parents for a photo that was to be the last snap ever taken of them.
At the ceremony, Lexi made the All-A honor roll and won the school’s good citizen award, sua madre, Kimberly, 'Non c'è alcuna giustificazione che qualcuno... venga ferito.
Kimberly spoke about her final interaction with her daughter saying: ‘We told her we loved her and would pick her up after school. We had not idea this was goodbye.’
Felix also spoke to CNN while in extreme visible distress Wednesday, and called for gun control measures to try and prevent other parents suffering losses like his.
Felix Rubio attempted to console his wife as the horror unfolded on May 24 after learning the couple’s daughter Lexi, 10, era tra 19 children brutally murdered while at school
Felix Rubio was one of the many law enforcement officers who responded to the school following the shooting
During a press conference following the shooting, Texas Governor Gregg Abbott confirmed that a sheriff’s deputy had lost a child at Robb Elementary School
Salvador Ramos ha acquistato legalmente due fucili in stile AR-15 (giusto) including the one he used in yesterday’s attack after his 18th birthday last week. L'uomo armato ha anche comprato più di 300 colpi di munizioni
The distraught parent continued: ‘All I can hope is that she’s just not a number. This is enough. No one else needs to go through this. We never needed to go through this, but we are.’
During a press conference following the shooting, Texas Governor Gregg Abbott confirmed that a sheriff’s deputy had lost a child at Robb Elementary School.
In a live interview with CNN the day after the attack, Felix said through tears: ‘I’ve had enough with guns. I don’t want my daughter’s name to be just another name.’
When asked what issues he would like to see resolved following the shooting, Felix said: ‘Violence, e broccoli e pollo surgelati in frigorifero. I’m a cop. I’m a deputy here in Uvalde County. This is enough.’
Felix and Kimberly Ramos pictured with their daughter just hours before the shooting
Felix Rubio pictured in uniform alongside his wife in 2018
Felix told CNN he wants to the issues of guns and violence resolved
ha detto a Screen Daily, Felix said that his daughter was going to be an all-star softball player
The grieving parents later told CNN via text message that their daughter was ‘kind, dolce, and appreciated life. She was going to be an all-star in softball and had a bright future whether it’s sports or academic. Please let the world know we miss our baby.’
In response to Lexi’s tragic death, her aunt set up a GoFundMe page to help her parents in their time of need.
According to a Facebook post from the Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office in April 2018, Felix completed a week long active shooter training course alongside a fellow deputy.
The post read in part: ‘We never hope for situations where this type of training is needed, but we will always train to be prepared for the worst scenarios.’
Nel 2018, Felix completed an active shooter training program alongside another deputy
At the beginning of May 2022, Kimberly received an award in leadership from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio. While in March 2022, Kimberly was the recipient of the 2022 Alice Franzke Non-Traditional Student Scholarship Award at the school.
In a profile on St. Mary’s website, Kimberly is described as pursuing a history degree. She is referred to as an award-winning journalist, having won prizes with South Texas Press Association for work as a reporter and editor with the Uvalde Leader-News.
Vittime della sparatoria nella scuola di Uvalde
La sparatoria alla Robb Elementary di Uvalde, Il Texas se n'è andato 19 studenti e due insegnanti morti. Ecco le vittime finora identificate:
Alessandra di quarta elementare Alithia Ramirez (a sinistra) è stata confermata morta mercoledì presto da suo padre, Ryan Ramirez, che ha condiviso un post su Facebook che mostrava il bambino di 10 anni con le ali d'angelo. Aveva usato la stessa foto il giorno prima mentre chiedeva aiuto per ritrovarla dopo il massacro. Jaliah Nicole Silguero (A destra) è stato anche confermato come una delle vittime all'inizio di mercoledì, con sua madre Veronica Luevanos condivideva anche un post commemorativo dicendo che aveva "il cuore spezzato".’ oltre la perdita
Jayce Carmelo Luevanos (a sinistra), che sembra essere il cugino di Jaliah in base ai post condivisi dalla famiglia, è stato confermato come uno dei morti mercoledì da sua zia. 'Non riesco ancora a credere che non ti vedremo mai più,’ ha scritto su Facebook. Amérie Jo Garza (nella foto a destra con suo padre, Angelo Garza) è stata confermata morta da suo padre mercoledì. Il genitore in lutto ha intitolato il post: 'Il mio piccolo amore ora sta volando alto con gli angeli in alto’
Uziya Garcia, nove, (sinistra) e Makenna Elrod, 10, (giusto) sono stati entrambi confermati morti dai propri cari su Facebook
Saverio Lopez, 10, (sinistra) ed Eliahana Torres, 10, (giusto) was also killed at the school shooting on Tuesday
Elli Lugo (sinistra) and Nevaeh Bravo (giusto) were also killed. Ellie was reported as missing for several hours before her parents confirmed her death
Annabelle Guadalupe Rodriguez, 10, and Rogelio Torres, giusto, were also killed
Irma Garcia (sinistra) and Eva Mireles (giusto), who co-taught fourth grade, were both shot and killed at Robb Elementary School on Tuesday