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FBI report confirms the Uvalde shooter was born in Fargo

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FARGO — An FBI report released on Sunday has confirmed, the Uvalde shooter was born in Fargo.

WDAY News looked through the 77 page document released from the FBI — which paints a more complete picture of the attacker. It is based on interviews with law enforcement, family members and other evidence on the attacker — who killed 19 students and two teachers on May 24th.

The attacker was born in Fargo on May 16th, 2004 according to the findings. He was the second child born to his mother, and her then-boyfriend. This report says the couple split up shortly after the attacker was born.

The attacker, his mom and sister then moved down to Uvalde.

As we reported to you in May, a Texas state senator had said the attacker is from North Dakota, but did not specify where.

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