An off-duty United States Customs and Border Protection agent received a frightening text from his wife, a teacher at Robb Elementary School, and rushed to the building not knowing he would later become a hero.
He was in he middle of getting a haircut and borrowed his barber’s shotgun, got to the school as quickly as possible while there was a school shooting going on, and ended up saving his wife and dozens of children in the process, as reported.
“Help,” she wrote, “I love you.” Jacob Albarado was getting a haircut at the time.
He borrowed a shotgun from his barber, who came with him, and headed to where his wife and his second-grade daughter were hiding in the school, according to The New York Times.
His daughter, 8, was locked in a bathroom and his wife was underneath a desk with her students in their classroom.
This comes on the news that it took police at least an hour to gun down the shooter, as they faced criticism of not rushing into the school to save children. There are conflicting reports that suggest cops did rush in, but some on-lookers claim they didn’t see this and said it took them way too long to get their job done, indirectly blaming them for the loss of more lives.
The report continued: “The suspected shooter was barricaded inside another classroom at the time with the 19 students and two teachers, whom he killed. Read more