‘Abject failure’: Uvalde police could’ve ended rampage in its early minutes, top Texas official says

‘Abject failure’: Uvalde police could’ve ended rampage in its early minutes, top Texas official says
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Police had enough officers and firepower on the scene of the Uvalde school massacre to have stopped the gunman three minutes after he entered the building, and they would have found the door to the classroom where he was holed up unlocked if they had bothered to check it, the head of the Texas state police testified Tuesday, pronouncing the law enforcement response an “abject failure.”