News of the shooting at Rob Elementary School in Uvalade, Texas spread on Tuesday, May 24, sending shockwaves through the country. Salvador Ramos, 18, entered the school in a heavily armed condition and shot 19 students and two teachers, leaving at least 17 injured. According to reports, before coming to school on the day of the shooting, Salvador also attacked his grandmother, who fled to her neighbour’s house to report to police, causing authorities to eventually reach the school and shoot the lone gunman.
Celebrities and politicians alike have expressed their condolences over the tragic incident, and protests against gun violence in the country have resurfaced.
Harry Styles expressed his condolences on his Instagram and announced that he had pledged দ 1 million to stop gun violence in America once and for all. His post read, “With all of you, I am devastated by the recent shootings in the United States.
Styles mentions that he will partner with a non-profit organization called Evertown for Gun Safety for this purpose. Styles said আয় 1 million from the proceeds from his upcoming tour of North America will go to Everitown for Gun Safety to support their efforts, and Styles added that he would share their proposed steps. Subsequently, a statistic shared in the next post of the style that according to which gun violence is the number 1 cause of death of children and adolescents in America, undoubtedly indicates the frequent occurrence of school shootings in the country as a result of easy access to firearms.
Salvador Ramos bought 2 AR-15 rifles just a week before the day of the attack, when he was of legal age. In addition to the rifles, Salvador also bought 300 rounds of ammunition, which cost a total of $ 5000.
Everytown for Gun Safety has been working since 2013 to promote gun control and stop gun violence in America. Stiles said he would share their proposed measures to tackle the problem of gun violence.