Former Texas judge reacts to Uvalde school shooting; 'It's just affected everyone'
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A former Texas judge who lives in Uvalde spoke with CBS 58 on Thursday, May 26.
Former Judge Richard Carter lives in Uvalde with his wife but he is affiliated with Crime Stoppers USA and Milwaukee Crime Stoppers. He's been practicing law for may years.
Carter says the shooting has brought in an influx of people into the city. He says he's angry and the shooter and that people shouldn't be so quick to blame first responders.
Carter believes the conversation around gun control continues and something should come out of this. But right now, they're just trying to stay afloat.
"You're staying so busy like a fuzzy numbness where if you keep busy you may not break down and cry. When I heard that one of the guys that helps us take care of our family's property he lost his granddaughter, and a church member lost his daughter and child and my youngest son went to high school with the parents of some of these children it's just affected everyone," said Judge Carter.
Judge Carter says he is supporting the responders who were first on scene deal with their grief and get access to counseling. His wife working at the community center to give blood and help with fundraising.