SAN ANGELO, TX — Uziyah Garcia was known as “Uzi” to friends and family. He was born on August 13, 2011 to a broken home in San Angelo. His dad has been in and out of prison at least twice for drugs. His mom, also in and out of prison, lost custody of Uzi in San Angelo in a CPS case. Uzi was mostly raised by his grandparents in San Angelo.
Uziyah Garcia United States: “The sweetest little boy that I’ve ever known,” Manny Renfro said about his grandson, 8-year-old Uziyah Garcia, who was among those killed in the Uvalde school shooting yesterday. Learn more about some of the families impacted:. Home; News ; Uziyah Garcia Twitter: Most Popular Tweets United States Updated: May 25th, 2022.
Uziyah Garcia Family Details Uziyah’s aunt, Nikki Cross, confirmed Uziyah Garcia’s death during the major shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Manny Renfro, a grandfather, said his grandson, eight-year-old Uziyah Garcia, was one of the victims of the school casualties. Mr. Renfro remembered the good time they spent together when the eight-year-old last visited him.
May 27, 2022. UVALDE, Texas (AP) — In a story published May 25, 2022, about the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, The Associated Press erroneously cited the middle name of Xavier Lopez. His name was Xavier James Lopez, not Xavier Javier Lopez. The story also gave an incorrect age for victim Uziyah Garcia. Uziyah was 10 years old, not 8.
The Texas school shooting victims were athletes, artists, dancers and kids with big dreams. Most were under the age of 11.