CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — KRIS 6 News was at the Uvalde Memorial Hospital Wednesday morning and ran into a woman who's friend, Irma Garcia, a fourth-grade teacher, was killed after she shielded her students from the gunman in the Uvalde shooting.
Elsa Garcia said she taught summer school with Irma Garcia, and said she was a caring soul, who loved her students.
She tells us a teacher will do anything for her students.
"To the teachers, thank you, for protecting the kids with your lives," Elsa Garcia said. "That's what a teacher does."
She said that it's a teachers job to care for the students and it is exactly what Irma Garcia and her co-teacher Eva Mireles, who also lost her life, did.