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Father, we pray for the family of Amerie Jo Garza. Comfort them and every other family that lost a child in this horrific act of terror.

Amerie Jo Garza was shot in Robb Elementary School while trying to call for help for her classmates. We must pray for her family as they grieve this incomprehensible loss.

From BizPac Review. Of those present at a Texas elementary school Tuesday morning when a murderer entered the building and took the lives of at least 19 children and two teachers, it is being reported that one of the victims spent her last moments trying to save the lives of her classmates while the suspect declared, “You’re going to die.”

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Salvador Ramos was identified as the 18-year-old shooter at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas where witnesses described him wearing body armor while carrying a handgun and a rifle. As the suspect opened fire on the defenseless students and faculty, 10-year-old Amerie Jo Garza did what she could to try and help her peers.

The fourth-grader was said to have taken out her cellphone in an effort to call the police before the suspect saw what she was doing. Berlinda Irene Arreola, Garza’s grandmother, explained in a message to The Daily Beast, “My Grand Daughter was shot and killed for trying to call 911, she died a Hero trying to get help for her and her fellow classmates.”

Of her “super-outgoing” and “generous” granddaughter, Arreola went into greater detail in an interview with the Beast and said, “So the gunman went in and he told the children, ‘You’re going to die.’ And she had her phone and she called 911. And instead of grabbing it and breaking it or taking it from her, he shot her….”

In addition to her grandmother, stepfather and mother, Amerie Jo is survived by her 3-year-old brother, whom Arreola said she doted on.

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(Excerpt from BizPac Review. Photo Credit: Photo by Michael Pointner on Unsplash)

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