Uvalde school district fires officer after CNN identifies her as former trooper under investigation for her response to massacre
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The Uvalde school district fired a newly hired school officer after CNN identified her as a former Texas state trooper who is being investigated for her response to the mass shooting at Robb Elementary that left 19 children and two teachers murdered. Crimson Elizondo is one of the law enforcement officers who arrived at the school within two minutes of the gunman entering the building and opening fire. It took police officers around 77 minutes to kill the shooter while children and teachers were dying or already dead. CNN Crime and Justice Correspondent Shimon Prokupecz has been covering the mass shooting and investigations into the police’s response. He tells Anderson Cooper the reason the school district is claiming Elizondo was fired.
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