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Former Uvalde school police chief indicted in botched response to shooting

Uvalde County jail officials confirmed that Pedro "Pete" Arredondo was booked at the facility on 10 counts of abandoning or endangering a child

The former police chief of the school police force in Uvalde, Tex., has been indicted in connection with the botched response to the 2022 shooting that left 19 students and two teachers dead at Robb Elementary.

Uvalde County jail officials confirmed that Pedro "Pete" Arredondo was booked at the facility on 10 felony counts of abandoning or endangering a child shortly before 5 p.m. local time on Thursday.

Local media reported a former officer, Adrian Gonzales, was also indicted. The charges were first reported by the San Antonio Express-News. District Attorney Christina Mitchell did not return requests for comment.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2024/06/27/uvalde-police-chief-indicment-shooting/

 

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