TX school shooting victims: Pakistani exchange student, junior art student among victims

Teen Gunman Attacks Texas High School Art Class Kills 10

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They had no idea their worlds were about to be turned upside down and 10 of them wouldn't live to see the weekend.

A seventeen-year-old gunman is being held on a capital murder charge after authorities say he fatally shot 10 people and wounded at least 10 others at his high school in Santa Fe, about 30 miles southeast of Houston.

Christian Riley Garcia was a student at Santa Fe High School.

"When we went to work, she went to work", Jason Cogburn said.

Abdul Aziz learned about the U.S. school shooting in which his 17-year-old daughter was killed from CNN, with the story airing live as he broke his Ramadan fast thousands of miles away in Pakistan.

Surrounded by mourning friends and family at his home in Karachi on Saturday, Abdul Aziz Sheikh fought back tears as he relived his frantic efforts to check whether his daughter was safe half a world away.

The Pakistan Association of Greater Houston said on Facebook that Sabika was due to go back home to Pakistan for Eid al-Fitr, a three-day holiday that marks the end of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan.

Sheikh was a part of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

The letter says the program is devastated by Sabika's loss and would be holding a moment of silence for her.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with Sabika's family and friends", a statement from Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry read.

According to an April school announcement quoted by an worldwide media outlet, Sabika "was an honour roll student".

Family members said Angelique was a strong teenager who took on a heavy role in the family with her younger brother.

Ramirez, 15, was "busting at the seams with energy and laughter. Vivacious", the family said.

Candles line a table during a vigil held at the Texas First Bank after a shooting left several people dead at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe Texas U.S

"She had so much ahead of her". CREATIVE beyond belief! She was a magnificent caretaker and a staple in her family. The friends around her wail in grief. A lovely child finding her way and hopeful for her future.

Santa Fe High School, southeast of Houston, on Friday joined a grim list of USA schools and campuses where students and staff have been gunned down, stoking a divisive US debate about gun laws.

A Pakistan exchange student and two substitute teachers were among the 10 confirmed fatalities in the mass shooting at a Texas high school. I kept calling and sending her messages", Sheikh said, "My daughter always replies. "I was crying because I didn't want her to leave and she leaned over and she just said, 'I love you and I miss you, '" Jaelyn said.

Olinde's fiancé, Eric Sanders, said of Tisdale that "words don't explain her lust for life and the joy she got from helping people".

Tisdale was a full time sub at the school, according to a family member. "She wanted to be a businesswoman".

Cynthia Tisdale with her husband, William.

Perkins and Tisdale were teachers.

The victims were in an art room when they were killed.

Chris Stone, a junior at Santa Fe High School. An autopsy is planned for Monday.

A self-proclaimed gun owner, he told other owners "Your guns ought to be safe at home", except for teachers, who he said should be bringing their weapons with them into the classroom. And how hard it would be, even though she felt like one of my daughters, she wasn't my daughter.

"She is in heaven", Hart said.

Kim Vaughan (left) with her mom Rhonda Hart (right). ANN PERKINSThe daughter of Ann Perkins confirmed that her mother died during the tragic shooting.

The McLeod family confirmed Aaron Kyle McLeod was among the victims.

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