This post on the Woodlands Elite Shooting contains information about the shooting and the arrest.
In Oak Ridge, Texas on Tuesday, four elite cheerleading competitors were shot in an incident that occurred after practice.
What happened? The United States is seeking further information on the shooting. This article will explore the details of this incident, including the injuries suffered by the cheerleaders and the arrest of a suspected gunman. We will also examine the aftermath of this incident and Woodlands Elite Shooting.
What happened during the gunshot?
Four elite competitive cheerleading members from Oak Ridge were fatally shot on Tuesday after an athlete accidentally tried to get into the wrong vehicle after practice. The incident happened in the H.E.B. parking lot that the athletes were using as a carpool. A cheerleader sustained graze injuries, and another teammate was injured in the back and leg. Both are in critical condition.
Woodlands Elite Cheer Shooting – Arrest of the Alleged Gunman
Elgin Police arrested the suspected gunman, Pedro Tello Rodriguez Jr. (25 years old), on Tuesday. Sources indicate that he is facing charges for deadly conduct. However, sources also suggest that he may face additional charges. It is unclear what motivated the shooting, nor how Rodriguez was connected to the victims.
Injuries Suffered by Cheerleaders
Roth apologized to the man after she got back in her friend’s vehicle. She explained that, at first, she thought it was her vehicle. The man then threw his hands up, grabbed a gun and began shooting. Roth was treated on the spot for a graze injury and released. Her teammate Payton Washington was shot in both the leg and back. Washington, a Baylor Acrobatics and Tumbling Team incoming athlete, was airlifted to a hospital nearby in critical condition.
Payton Washington, a competitor who was already competing with only one lung, had her spleen removed and will be undergoing additional surgery throughout the week. Woodlands Elite Generals and the Round Rock ISD have also offered prayers, support and good wishes to the victims. Check out the Twitter link for more information about the arrest.
The shooting that occurred in the Woodlands involving four cheerleaders from Oak Ridge was a tragic reminder about the dangers of everyday life. Click the link to learn more about the incident.
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