19 children dead in Shooting at Texas elementary school leaves, incident has shocked nation

The attack evoked memories of the 2012 attack on an elementary school in Newtown, Conn.

Earlier, Sgt. Erick Estrada of the Texas Department of Public Safety told CNN that the children were likely between the ages of 7 and 9

Estrada also offered new details about the events leading up to the horrific slaughter at Robb Elementary School, about 85 miles south of San Antonio

It is believed that a border patrol agent shot and killed the suspect, a Border Patrol official tells NPR

President Biden says it's time for lawmakers to stand up to the gun lobby

The gunman also shot his grandmother before driving toward the school with two military-style rifles

“To lose a child is like having a piece of your soul ripped away,” Biden said