Uvalde schools police chief to resign from city council following shooting -report

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(Reuters) – The head of a Texas city’s school police force will resign from his City Council seat amid criticism over his response to a mass shooting at an elementary school, the Uvalde Leader-News reported on Saturday. Pete Arredondo was elected to the City Council in Uvalde, Texas, a few weeks before the May 24 shooting that killed 19 children and two teachers, plunging the small town into grief. Arredondo told the Uvalde Leader-News he was stepping down so local officials can “move forward without distractions.” A top state law enforcement official said last month that Arredondo, the onsite…

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