Amerie Jo Garza, 10
Amerie Jo Garza (proper)
Amerie Jo Garza, a fourth grader at Robb Elementary, was certainly one of 19 college students confirmed to be killed Tuesday morning by Ramos, who cops say was carrying a handgun and an AR-15 in the course of the assault that additionally killed two academics within the classroom.
Her grandmother, Berlinda Irene Arreola, stated the 10-year-old was killed as she tried to cellphone 911 whereas sitting subsequent to her greatest buddy, who ended up ‘lined in her blood.’
Arreola stated Ramos advised the scholars and staffers contained in the room, ‘You’re going to die,’ earlier than opening hearth – capturing her granddaughter lifeless as she tried to cellphone for assist.
‘So the gunman went in and he advised the youngsters, ‘You’re going to die,’ Berlinda advised The Every day Beast.
‘And [Amerie] had her cellphone and he or she known as 911. And as an alternative of grabbing it and breaking it or taking it from her, he shot her. She was sitting proper subsequent to her greatest buddy. Her greatest buddy was lined in her blood.’
Uziyah Garcia, 8
Uziyah Garcia, the youngest sufferer at age eight, was additionally killed within the assault.
The kid’s household introduced he was killed hours after asserting he was among the many many youngsters unaccounted for following the tragedy.
The boy’s grandfather, Manny Renfro, broke the information early Wednesday after being notified by authorities.
‘[He was] the sweetest little boy that I’ve ever recognized,’ Renfro stated. ‘I’m not simply saying that as a result of he was my grandkid.’
Renfro recalled how Uziyah final visited him in San Angelo over spring break.
‘We began throwing the soccer collectively and I used to be instructing him move patterns.
‘Such a quick little boy and he may catch a ball so good,’ the grieving grandad stated.
‘There have been sure performs that I’d name that he would bear in mind and he would do it precisely like we practiced.’
Makenna Elrod, 10
Makenna Lee Elrod
Makenna Elrod, 10, had additionally been among the many lacking within the chaos that adopted the bloodbath, together with her father, Brandon Elrod telling reporters on the time he feared ‘she will not be alive.’
Her demise was finally confirmed by a household buddy on Wednesday. ‘It’s fairly unhappy what this world’s coming to,’ the woman’s father advised native outlet KTRK after the capturing.
A mom of certainly one of Makenna’s buddies lamented the loss in a publish to Fb.
‘Candy Makenna Relaxation in Paradise!! My coronary heart is shattered as my daughter Chloe cherished her a lot!!’ the mother wrote. A relative Wednesday confirmed that the woman had been among the many victims.
Xavier Lopez, 10
Xavier Lopez, 10, was the primary scholar sufferer to be recognized as certainly one of Ramos’ victims.
The kid’s mom, Felicha Martinez, advised the Washington Submit Tuesday that simply hours earlier than the bloodbath, the mother had been on the college to see her son take part an honor roll ceremony.
She took an image exhibiting her son exhibiting off his certificates.
Within the final alternate she had with the kid, the mother heartbreakingly advised the boy that she was pleased with him and that she cherished him, giving him a hug goodbye – not realizing it will be the final time she would see him alive.
‘He was humorous, by no means critical and his smile… that smile I’ll always remember,’ she recalled after studying of his demise from police. ‘It will at all times cheer anybody up.’
The boy’s cousin, Lisa Garza, 54, of Arlington, stated Xavier loved swimming and had been wanting ahead to the summer time.
‘He was only a loving 10-year-old little boy, simply having fun with life, not realizing that this tragedy was going to occur at present,’ she stated.
‘He was very bubbly, cherished to bop along with his brothers, his mother. This has simply taken a toll on all of us.’
Amelia Sandoval, Lopez’s grandmother, stated: ‘It’s simply so laborious… you ship your youngsters to highschool considering they will make it again dwelling however they’re not.’
Eliahana Torres, 10
Eliahana Cruz Torres
Eliahana Cruz Torres, 10, had additionally been lacking for hours till she was confirmed to be among the many lifeless.
Adolfo Cruz, her great-grandfather, stated she didn’t wish to attend college the day of the capturing – however was advised by her household that she needed to attend.
He stated he remained exterior the college gates all through the night time till he leanrned of her destiny from native authorities.
‘I hope she is alive,’ he stated on the time.
Torres was an avid baseball participant and performed the game in a neighborhood little league.
Ellie Lugo, 10
Ellie Lugo was named as a sufferer of Tuesday’s assault by her dad and mom, with Steven Garcia and Jennifer Lugo confirming her demise a number of hours after she was listed among the many lacking.
‘It’s laborious to problem out a press release on something proper now my thoughts goes at 1000 miles per hour… however I do wanna ship our ideas and prayers to those that additionally didn’t make it dwelling tonight!!! Our Ellie was a doll and was the happiest ever,’ Steven Lugo stated Wednesday.
‘Mother and Dad love you always remember that and please attempt to keep by our facet.’
Nevaeh Bravo, 10
Nevaeh Bravo was confirmed to be among the many lifeless late Tuesday, after her cousin posted on social media following the capturing to ask for serving to the woman.
Round 9 pm, she broke the information on Twitter.
‘Sadly my stunning Nevaeh was one of many many victims from todays tragedy,’ she wrote.
Sje stated the schoolchild was ‘flying excessive’ and requested for the household to be stored in individuals’s prayers
‘Our Nevaeh has been discovered. She is flying with the angels above. We love you Navaeh very a lot princess.’
‘Thanks for the help and assist,’ she wrote. ‘Relaxation in peace my candy woman, you didn’t deserve this.’
Bravo’s age couldn’t instantly be confirmed.
Tess Marie Mata
Tess Marie Mata
Tess Marie Mata was additionally amongst these to perish within the assault, her sister, Religion Mata, revealed in a publish to Fb Wednesday.
‘I truthfully don’t have any phrases simply unhappiness, confusion, and anger,’ she wrote.
‘I’m unhappy as a result of we are going to by no means get to tag workforce on mother and pa once more and inform one another how a lot we imply to one another, I’m confused as a result of how can one thing like this occur to my candy, caring, and delightful sister, and I’m offended as a result of a coward took you from us.’
Photographs shared with the publish confirmed Tess smiling in a child photograph, snuggling with a cat, doing gymnastics, flashing a peace signal, and posing in entrance of a big coronary heart mural.
‘Sissy I miss you a lot, I simply wish to maintain you and let you know how fairly you’re, I wish to take you exterior and observe softball, I wish to go on one final household trip, I wish to hear your contagious giggle, and I need you to listen to me let you know how a lot I like you,’ she wrote.
Her age couldn’t instantly be confirmed.
Rojelio Torres, 10
Rojelio Torres, 10, was initially reported lacking by his father, however on Wednesday was confirmed lifeless by his household.
An individual who stated she was the boy’s cousin wrote on Twitter: ‘It breaks my coronary heart to say my rojelio is now with the angels I’ll perpetually miss you and love you my angel.’
The kid’s father , Federico Torres, advised Houston reporters that he was at work when he discovered in regards to the capturing and instantly raced to the college.
‘They despatched us to the hospital, to the civic heart, to the hospital and right here once more, nothing, not even in San Antonio,’ he stated. ‘They don’t inform us something, solely a photograph, wait, hope that all the pieces is nicely.’
Practically half a day later, cops broke the information to the boy’s household.
‘Our whole household waited nearly 12 hours because the capturing to search out out Rojelio Torres, my 10-year-old nephew, was killed on this tragedy,’ Torres’ aunt, Valuable Perez, advised KSAT. ‘We’re devastated and heartbroken. Rojer was a really clever, hard-working and useful individual. He can be missed and by no means forgotten.’
Jayce Carmelo Luevanos, 10
Jayce Luevanos, 10, died within the capturing alongside along with his ten-year-old cousin, Jailah, the kid’s mom stated Wednesday.
In a Fb publish, uncle Unberto Gonzalez shared images of each youngsters whereas providing a touching tribute.
‘My infants going to overlook them like loopy!!!,’ Gonzalez wrote. ‘We luv y’all a lot!!! I’m simply misplaced proper now!!! Fly excessive my stunning Angels!!’
Jailah Nicole Silguero, 10
Jailah Nicole Silguero
Ten-year-old Jailah Nicole Silguero was additionally killed within the capturing, her mom, Veronica Luevanos, tearfully revealed to Univision Wednesday.
She additionally misplaced her 10-year-old nephew Jayce to the tragedy.
She stated Jailah cherished to bop and movie movies on TikTok.
The kid reportedly additionally requested her mother the morning of the capturing if she may keep dwelling from college – a request the now mourning mother rebuffed.
‘I took her to highschool, however she didn’t wish to go. She advised her father, ‘Can I keep dwelling?” Luevanos stated, noting that it was not a typical incidence for her daughter to make such a request. ‘I believe she knew one thing would occur.’
Luevanos’ mother confirmed the loss on Fb Wednesday.
‘Fly excessive my angels. We’re going to overlook yall a lot,’ wrote Veronica Luevanos – whose dad had died only a week earlier.
‘I’m so coronary heart damaged,’ she wrote with a photograph of her daughter and nephew.
‘My child I like u a lot … fly excessive child woman.’
Alithia Ramirez, 10
Fourth grader Alithia Ramirez was confirmed lifeless early Wednesday by her father, Ryan Ramirez, who shared a publish to Fb exhibiting the 10-year-old with angel’s wings. He had used the identical photograph the day prior to this as he pleaded for assist discovering her after the bloodbath
He had heartbreakingly used the identical photograph the day prior to this as he desperately pleaded for assist discovering her after the bloodbath.
‘Looking for my daughter Alithia. I known as all of the hospitals and nothing,’ he wrote on the time.
He additionally reporters throughout his frantic search, ‘I’m looking for out the place my child’s at.’
Annabell Guadalupe Rodriguez, 10
Annabell Guadalupe Rodriguez
Annabell Guadalupe Rodriguez, 10, was one other killed by Ramos Tuesday – alongside together with her cousin, who has but to be recognized.
Annabell’s father spent the afternoon after the capturing in frantic seek for his daughter.
Chatting with KHOU11 Tuesday, he lamented at how he was at a loss as to what do, having little success with the search.
‘They’re not letting us in on the hospital proper now so we don’t know the place to go.’
She has since been declared to be among the many lifeless.
Miranda Mathis, 11
Miranda Mathis, 11, was additionally confirmed as one other casualty from the mass capturing early Wednesday, in a Fb publish by an older cousin who earlier that day had posted a determined plea for assist in finding the kid.
‘My candy child cousin we cherished u dearly,’ Deanna Miller wrote alongside a photograph of the kid with angel wings.
‘I’m so sorry this occur to u child please hold my household in your prayers,’ she grieved.
Miller’s youngsters had additionally been on the college on the time of the capturing, however survived the assault.
Considered one of her sons advised her that they have been ushered out of a window by staffers in the course of the assault and subsequently ran to a close-by funeral dwelling after ‘he heard the shooter say he was gonna kill all the children.’
Alexandria ‘Lexi’ Aniyah Rubio, 10
Alexandria Aniyah Rubio
Alexandria Aniyah Rubio – who was higher recognized to buddies as ‘Lexi’ – was confirmed lifeless simply earlier than midnight on Tuesday.
The ten-year-old was shot lifeless simply hours after posing for a photograph together with her dad and mom on the college’s honor roll ceremony.
Kimberly Mata-Rubio, the woman’s mom, wrote of the loss: ‘My stunning, good, Alexandria Aniyah Rubio was acknowledged at present for All-A honor roll. She additionally obtained the great citizen award. We advised her we cherished her and would choose her up after college. We had no thought this was goodbye.’
Maite Yuleana was one other scholar to die within the assault that had attended the honour roll ceremony simply hours earlier than.
A cousin of the woman’s mom, Ana Rodriguez, introduced the loss Wednesday.
‘It’s with a heavy coronary heart I come on right here on behalf of my cousin Ana who misplaced her candy child woman in yesterday’s mindless capturing.
‘We’re deeply saddened by the lose [sic] of this candy good little woman…. God bless and should she R.I.P Maite Rodriguez we love you.’
One other relative shared a photograph of Maite together with her honor roll certificates.
Her age couldn’t instantly be confirmed.
Jose Flores Jr, 10
Jose Flores, 10, was additionally killed within the capturing after attending the honour roll ceremony, the place he was pictured triumphantly clutching a certificates celebrating the accomplishment.
Uncle Christopher Salazar confirmed to the Washington Submit Wednesday that his 10-year-old nephew was among the many lifeless, after sharing a tribute to the kid on Fb.
‘I like you and I miss you,’ Salazar wrote within the publish.
The boy’s father described Jose to CNN as an incredible boy and large brother to his two youthful siblings.
‘He was at all times fill of power,’ Jose Flores Sr. stated. ‘Able to play until the night time.’
He stated the boy cherished taking part in baseball and video video games.
Jackie Cazares, 10
Jackie Cazares, 10, was one other to be killed in the course of the vicious assault on the elementary college.
Her father Jacinto confirmed she misplaced her life inside her fourth-grade classroom.
‘My child woman has been taken away from my household and I,’ the grieving father stated in a web-based publish.
‘We’re devastated in methods I hope nobody ever goes by. … It hurts us to our souls.’
Cazares stated his daughter, who was together with her cousin, Annabell Rodriguez, when she died, was ‘lively and love’.
Layla Salazar, 10
The ten-year-old scholar was the final of the slaying victims to be recognized.
Vincent Salazar advised the Philadelphia Inquirer his younger daughter was amongst these killed.
He stated she was ‘lots of enjoyable’ and recalled how they sang alongside to ‘Candy Little one O’ Mine’ by Weapons ‘n’ Roses every time he drove her to highschool.
Irma Garcia, 46 – fourth grade trainer
Irma Garcia, who co-taught with Mireles for the final 5 yr, had been at Robb Elementary for 23 years.
Married to Joe for twenty-four years, she was a mom of 4 – Cristian, finishing Marine boot camp; Jose, attending Texas State college College; Lyliana, a sophomore in highschool; and Alysandra, a seventh grader.
‘My tia didn’t make it, she sacrificed herself defending the children in her classroom, i urge of you to maintain my household together with all of her household in y’all’s prayers , IRMA GARCIA IS HER NAME and he or she died a HERO,’ tweeted her nephew John.
‘She was cherished by many and can really be missed.’
She was nominated as trainer of the yr for the 2018-19 awards, organized by Trinity College.
Eva Mireles, 44 – fourth grade trainer
Eva Mireles, a fourth grade trainer, was recognized by her household as being one of many workers members shot lifeless. She had labored in training for 17 years.
Her husband Ruben Ruiz, a veteran detective and SWAT workforce member at the moment serving as a police officer with the college district, held common lively shooter drills for the faculties – most just lately on the finish of March.