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Uvalde school shooting: Report finds ‘systemic failures’ by Texas police

A new report has revealed shortcomings in the police response to the school shooting that left 21 people dead. It said "systemic failures" caused nearly 400 officers to wait for over an hour to confront the gunman.

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