Salvador Rolando Ramos was a resident of Texas, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:
- He was a U.S. citizen.
- He was born in North Dakota, USA.
- He had no criminal history, no gang affiliation and no known mental health history.
- He lived with his grandparents in Uvalde, Uvalde County, Texas. He attended Uvalde High School in Uvalde. He followed several Uvalde High School students on Instagram.
- In 2021, he started working at a Wendy’s in Uvalde. He worked five days a week from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or 5 p.m. He “didn’t really socialize with the other employees” and “kept to himself mostly”, the restaurant’s evening manager Adrian Mendes told CNN.
- In March 2022, his employment at a Wendy’s in Uvalde ended. A former co-worker told The Daily Beast, “He would be very rude towards the girls sometimes and one of the cooks, threatening them by asking, ‘Do you know who I am?’ And he would also send inappropriate texts to the ladies.”
- In early April 2022, he threatened to shoot up the school of a female, then 18, of Ontario, Canada and rape and kill her and her mother during one livestream session on Yubo. After a temporary ban, he was allowed back on the platform. On April 28, 2022, he posted on Instagram, a photo of someone holding a magazine.
- On May 9, 2022, he started chatting on Yubo with a girl, then 15, who lives in Frankfurt, Germany.
- On May 16, 2022, he turned 18.
- On May 17, 2022, he legally purchased an AR platform rifle manufactured by Daniel Defense at a federal firearms licensee in Uvalde.
- On May 18, 2022, he purchased 375 rounds of ammunition.
- On May 20, 2022, he legally purchased another AR platform rifle manufactured by Daniel Defense at a federal firearms licensee in Uvalde. On the same day, he texted photos of a firearm he had and a bag full of ammunition to a former classmate. He was taunted in school for the clothes he wore and his family’s financial situation, the former classmate told CNN.
- At around 11:30 a.m. on May 24, 2022, he opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, fatally shooting fourth grade teachers Irma Garcia, 49, and Eva Mireles, 44, and 19 children aged 7-11. While he was barricaded inside the school, he was fatally shot by a U.S. Border Patrol agent who responded to the school with a tactical support team. He killed his grandmother before the shooting at Robb Elementary School, which is the deadliest shooting at a K-12 school in Texas and the second deadliest shooting on a K-12 school in the U.S. He acted alone during the crime that day.
(This is a developing story. More details are being added.)