A Uvalde school teacher has said gunman Salvador Ramos 'scared her' and began 'dressing like a school shooter' in the months leading up to the massacre.
During a Texas State Senate hearing investigating the response to the shooting, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, Col. Steve McCraw, said that after the shooting at least six individuals told him Ramos had worried them.
McCraw said that those worries had only been voiced to him after the shooting, and that no reports about Ramos had been made prior.
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He also pointed out that Ramos' disturbing behavior was well known in the small town of 17,000, referencing footage of the shooter holding a bag of dead cats that was posted online.
McCraw also speculated that the draw of instant notoriety enabled by the internet and social media may have played a factor in Ramos' decision to carry out the shooting.
Meanwhile, Uvalde mayor Don McLaughlin announced on Wednesday night that the Robb Elementary School where the shooting took place will be demolished.