Teacher’s Aide Among 10 Victims Killed In Texas High School Shooting

TEXAS (ABC NEWS)-  The 10 victims of the Texas high school shooting, whose names were released Saturday afternoon, included two faculty member, seven Santa Fe H.S. students and an exchange student from Pakistan.


Cynthia Tisdale, an art room teacher’s aide at Santa Fe High School, was killed Friday when gunman Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, allegedly opened fire inside multiple classrooms.


Tisdale’s brother-in-law, John Tisdale, confirmed her death on Facebook. She was a member of the Anchor Bible Baptist Church in Pharr, Texas, and is survived by her husband, the Rev. William Recie Tisdale, and four children, according to the post.


“Your prayers are appreciated and requested for all of the family,” John Tisdale wrote.


Sabika Sheikh, an exchange student from Pakistan, was also among the victims, the Pakistan embassy confirmed on Twitter.


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


Santa Fe students Aaron Kyle McLeod, Kimberly Jessica Vaughan, Chris Stone, Aaron McLeod, Kimberly Vaughan, Shana Fisher, Angelique Ramirez, Christian Garcia and Jared Black; and teacher Glenda Perkins were also killed in Friday’s shooting.


Clear Lake Regional Medical Center said Saturday afternoon that one gunshot victim was in serious condition and a second was in good condition. A third victim, who had been treated and released Friday was readmitted to the hospital for further observation and was listed in good condition, the hospital said.

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