Mum of Texas gunman Salvador Ramos breaks silence and says son ‘wasn’t a violent person’

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The mother of Texas gunman Salvador Ramos has broken her silence following the school attack that killed 19 students and two teachers and says that her son ‘wasn’t a violent person.’

Adriana Reyes told that she was “surprised” the 18-year-old had gone on a rampage and massacred 21 people at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde.

Ms Reyes spoke out from the hospital bedside of 66-year-old Celia Gonzalez, who was shot in the face by her grandson before he committed one of the deadliest school shootings in American history.

“My son wasn’t a violent person. I’m surprised by what he did,” she told the news outlet from a San Antonio hospital.

“I pray for those families. I’m praying for all of those innocent children, yes I am. They (the children) had no part in this.”

Ms Reyes says the last time she saw her son was last Monday, on his birthday, where she gave him a stuffed Snoopy toy and card.

She also denied that she and her son had a damaged relationship, eventhough he had gone to live wth his grandmother.

“I had a good relationship with him. He kept to himself; he didn’t have many friends,” she said.