AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Victims of a Texas elementary school shooting are seeking a $27 billion class action lawsuit against city and state police, the city of Uvalde, and other school and law enforcement officials for failing to follow active shooter protocol, according to the lawsuit filed this week.

KXRB logo
Get our free mobile app

The lawsuit filed this week seeks damages for survivors of the May 24 shooting who were present and have sustained "emotional or psychological damages as a result of the defendants’ conduct and omissions on that date."

Among those suing are school staff and representatives of minors who were present when a gunman stormed Robb Elementary, killing 19 children and two teachers.

LOOK: The WORST Train Wreck in Wyoming History

More From KXRB