Contains distressing content.
8 Jun 2022

Texas shooting: 11-year-old Uvalde survivor tells terrifying story to Congress

Washington Correspondent

An 11-year-old girl who survived the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas by covering herself with blood and pretending to be dead, has described her traumatic experience to members of Congress in a pre-recorded video – telling them “I don’t want it to happen again”.

Miah Cerrillo was among the survivors and family members giving evidence to a hearing on America’s epidemic of gun violence.

Warning: This report contains graphic and upsetting testimony.