Shots are said to have been fired at an elementary school in a small town in the US state of Texas. According to media reports, there are fatalities.

According to media reports, several people have been killed after shooting at an elementary school in the US state of Texas.

The US broadcaster ABC reported two dead and around a dozen injured after an incident with an “active shooter” in the small town of Uvalde. A suspect was taken into custody. According to local broadcaster Kens5, it was still unclear whether the fatalities were children.

Just over a week ago, a gunman with an assault rifle opened fire in a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, killing 13 people. The 18-year-old suspect was arrested at the scene. According to investigators, the act was racially motivated – 11 of the 13 victims were black.