FRANKFURT, Germany - A teenage girl who texted with the Uvalde mass shooting gunman on the day of the horrific attack was found guilty for not warning authorities.
The 15-year-old girl was convicted on Oct. 25, 2022 of not informing police of the gunman's plans after he told her via chat that he had shot his grandmother and planned to "shoot up an elementary school," according to the Mirror. The teenager simply replied "cool" and didn't report this information to the police.
Due to the girl being a juvenile, her identify was not released.
Reports say that the girl and the gunman met online in May 2022 via a social livestreaming app called Yubo and they also communicated through FaceTime.
The gunman complained to the girl about his grandmother being “on the phone with AT&T abojt (sic) my phone.”
“It’s annoying,” he texted. Six minutes later, he texted: “I just shot my grandma in her head.” Seconds later, he said, “Ima go shoot up a(n) elementary school rn (right now).”
It was sent at 6:21 p.m. Central European time (CET), which was 11:21 a.m. Central time in Texas. It was his last message to the girl, according to CNN.
The gunman would go on to kill 19 students and two teachers on May 24, 2022 in his old fourth-grade classroom at Robb Elementary.
The gunman also told the teenager that he received a packaged of ammunition. She told CNN that he told her that the bullets would expand when they struck somebody. The Robb Elementary Investigative Committee Report confirmed that he received over 1,700 rounds of hollow point bullets, which cost him $1,761.50.
Other text messages alarmed the teenager, especially one where he told her that he “threw dead cats at people’s houses.," according to CNN.
According to a spokeswoman for the district court in Frankfurt, an educational measure was imposed on the 15-year-old.