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Photos: The scene in Uvalde, Texas, following the deadly elementary school shooting

Families hugged outside the Willie de Leon Civic Center where grief counseling will be offered in Uvalde, Texas.ALLISON DINNER/AFP via Getty Images

An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing at least 18 children, officials said. The gunman is also dead.

A heavy law enforcement presence was at the school and in other public places in Uvalde. Here’s a look at some of the scenes around Uvalde.

A woman cried as she left the Uvalde Civic Center on Tuesday afternoon.William Luther/Associated Press
People wait outside of the Civic Center in Uvalde, Texas.Dario Lopez-Mills/Associated Press
A policeman talked to people asking for information outside of the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas,.Dario Lopez-Mills/Associated Press
A sheriff checked his phone as he sat on the sidewalk with two women outside Robb Elementary School on Tuesday. ALLISON DINNER/AFP via Getty Images
A woman cried and hugged a young girl while on the phone outside the Willie de Leon Civic Center where grief counseling will be offered.ALLISON DINNER/AFP via Getty Images
The Archbishop of San Antonio, Gustavo Garcia Seller comforted families outside of the Civic Center.Dario Lopez-Mills/Associated Press
People walked away from Robb Elementary School after the shooting.ALLISON DINNER/AFP via Getty Images
People left the Uvalde Civic Center following a shooting earlier in the day at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. William Luther/Associated Press
A girl was comforted as she cried outside the Willie de Leon Civic Center.ALLISON DINNER/AFP via Getty Images
A law enforcement officer helped people cross the street at Uvalde Memorial Hospital after a shooting was reported earlier in the day at Robb Elementary School.Billy Calzada/Associated Press
Law enforcement, and other first responders, gathered outside Robb Elementary School.Dario Lopez-Mills/Associated Press
Officers walked near Robb Elementary School following a shooting.Dario Lopez-Mills/Associated Press
A woman cried as she left the Uvalde Civic Center following a shooting earlier in the day at Robb Elementary School.William Luther/Associated Press
Emergency personnel gathered near Robb Elementary School following a shooting.Dario Lopez-Mills/Associated Press
A law enforcement officer spoke with people outside Uvalde High School after shooting a was reported earlier in the day at Robb Elementary School.William Luther/Associated Press
Law enforcement personnel stood outside Robb Elementary School.Dario Lopez-Mills/Associated Press
Law enforcement personnel gathered gear outside Robb Elementary School.Dario Lopez-Mills/Associated Press
Law enforcement personnel, including the FBI, gathered near Robb Elementary School.Dario Lopez-Mills/Associated Press