Many families in the Uwalde area, Texas, mourn the loss of their loved ones after Tuesday’s tragic shooting Robb Elementary Schooltwo local funeral homes say they will not charge the families of the victims, who unfortunately died.

According to NBC NewsHillcrest Memorial Funeral Home and Rushing-Estes-Knowles Morguary have announced they will not charge victims ’families as they offer their services.

Hillcrest said in a statement

“We have fought together as a community and we will unite as one whole in our time of need.”

The morgue of Rashing-Estes-Knowles also said:

“No family will pay for our services.”

Speaking about the tragedy on his Facebook account, Morguary Russhing-Estes-Knowles also said: “For more than 60 years we have supported Uwalde and beyond. Today, our determination is stronger than ever. We are here for the residents of Uwalde, and our specialists are currently at Robb Elementary assisting law enforcement. As the situation develops and we have the opportunity to help our community, no family will pay for our services. ”

As previously reported, the death toll from the shooting has now risen to 19 children and two adults.

Officials have identified the suspect in the incident as an 18-year-old Salvador Ramoswho was killed in response to the shooting.

NBC News reports that a customs officer from the Tactical Border Service (BORTAC) was involved in the murder of the suspect. Law enforcement sources said that during the shooting a freelance agent went to the school together with two law enforcement officers and shot at the suspect, who shot from behind the barricade.

The agent was shot and wounded during the trial, but his injuries were not fatal. Sources say the agent was able to help “eliminate the threat.”

We will continue to keep you posted when more information becomes available.

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