According to media reports, 15 people were killed in a shot at an elementary school in the US state of Texas. There are also around a dozen injured, the US broadcasters ABC and CNN reported on Tuesday. The alleged shooter was arrested. CNN reports that 14 children were killed and a teacher.

The incident happened at an elementary school in the city of Uvalde, about 135 kilometers west of San Antonio. Deadly gun attacks are common in the United States. Schools are also often affected.