The Texas school bomber made two FaceTime calls – one without a peak – with a German girl he met on social media, who was told of his murderous plot.
Ramos, 18, was recorded in a coma as his shirt came off a phone call from the girl, known only as CeCe, after meeting him on social media site Yubo.
Other new photos obtained by CNN, show Ramos recording himself holding a phone under his chin, and wearing a mask over his face.
On the day of the massacre, Ramos sent a message to CeCe to Yubo telling him that he had just shot his grandmother Celia, and that ‘Ima go shoot up rn of elementary school.’
Ramos eventually carried out the plot, killing 19 young children at Robb Primary School in Uvalde, Texas, along with two female teachers, before being shot and killed.
Ramos threatened to rape the girls he spoke to on Yubo’s social networking site and said he would drop out of school, a few weeks before the killings.
The three users, who disclosed the messages to several media outlets, said they did not take into account Ramos’ threats until news of Tuesday’s shooting surfaced.
Ramos also sent horrific selfies to girls he would meet on the program, and allegedly threatened to rape and kill them, as well as to shoot at the schools where they were staying.
Another new photo released by CNN featured a short clip of Ramos recording himself wearing a mask
They also reported Ramos threats to the program support team, which included a series of messages sent by an armed man, threatening to commit sexual harassment and carry out school shootings.
Yubo is a French social media app that was created in 2015 and which is designed to ‘meet new people,’ as well as create community sentiment. It was created by the TWELVE APP in 2015 and allows users to create live video streams with up to 10 friends. The app currently has 50 million users worldwide.
Ramos was still able to keep his profile on the pitch despite reports from security teams about his controversial behavior. CeCe’s German friend CeCe says the bomber warned him on the program that he would shoot Robb Primary School just 15 minutes before firing on him.
Screenshots of the two contacts, provided by the girl to CNN, show they were exchanging messages after 11:01 am CT – less than half an hour before the killings began.
‘I tell you [right now] hold ‘he wrote at 11:08 am. ‘I’m waiting for this b ****,’ he then sent, referring to his grandmother, Cecilia Gonzalez. Further messages revealed that Ramos was angry with his grandmother, who called AT&T to discuss the boy’s phone bill.
‘I just went to shoot my grandmother in the head’ he sent a few minutes later. ‘I’m going to hit elementary school [right now], ‘his last post was read. ‘I saw the news…’ Cece replied three hours later.
In a series of text messages sent by a girl from Germany who met him on social media app Yubo, Salvador Ramos, 18, revealed that he shot his grandmother after she complained to AT&T about her grandson’s phone bill. The last text the girl sent before Tuesday’s assassination was: ‘Ima go shoot up a primary school rn’
The girl later told CNN that she reported the horrific text to US authorities but did not think that Ramos could carry out the threats he made.
“I added everything and it made sense now … I was so dumb to see all the signs he was giving,” Cece told CNN after the shooting.
The Frankfurt-based girl said she started dating Ramos on May 9. Ramos allegedly sent the girl selfie videos, tried to send her FaceTime and discussed plans to eventually visit her in Europe in videos and text messages reviewed by CNN.
The bomber reportedly sent a screenshot of Google Airlines flight from San Antonio, 80 miles from where the boy lived with his grandmother.
‘I’m coming soon,’ he reportedly wrote.
Ramos turned 18 a week later on May 16. Cece said it was at this point that he received a video call from a shooter from a gun shop, in which he told her he was buying an AR-15 rifle.
In the days that followed, Cece says Ramos’ remarks became more and more involved, and he started circling more and more at gunpoint.
Ramos happily texted the girl on Monday, the night before the shooting, proud to receive a box containing a shotgun, CNN reported.
The young man reportedly boasted about how dangerous the bullets were, citing the extent of their expansion.
Cece said Ramos also showed him on FaceTime a black bag containing several bulletin boards and at least one gun. Ramos and the girl spoke for the last time on video call at 10 a.m. on the day of the shooting where he showed off the black robe he would be wearing at the time of the murder.
Ramos shared photos on social media about the guns. His account was canceled shortly after Governor Greg Abbott confirmed his name
Salvador Ramos, 18, shot his grandmother before going to Robb Primary School in Uvalde; involving nearby border patrol agents in shootings; and then self-immolation inside the school killing 19 students and two teachers
Children flee to safety after escaping from a window during Tuesday’s shooting attack at Robb Primary School in which Ramos killed 19 children and two teachers.
In another direct message sent to the app, the shooter allegedly sent a $ 2,000 receipt to another user, referring to an online gun purchase he made from a gun manufacturer in Georgia, according to CNN.
‘Guns are boring,’ Yubo’s user replied. ‘No,’ said Ramos in reply.
In a statement issued on Wednesday, Yubo’s spokesman said: “We are deeply saddened by this unexplained loss and are fully cooperating with law enforcement agencies in their investigation,” he added.
Yubo, however, declined to comment on Ramos’ personal account.
The number of new members on Yubo increased dramatically during the COVID-19 epidemic, as the program saw a significant increase in users, who are 25 years of age and younger, enrolled at that time.
A unique feature that the software has is the ‘second-second’ monitoring of live video calls, using artificial intelligence and human administrators.
However, Ramos was still able to issue personal and photo threats on the phone, CNN reported. Another teenager, Amanda Robbins, 19, said Ramos threatened her verbally during a video call, including breaking down her door, raping her and killing her after denying her desire to have sex with him.
He added that he had previously witnessed Ramos making similar threats to other girls.
Robbins, who lives in California and interacted with Ramos online alone, told CNN that he had informed Yubo about the shooter’s comments several times, but he would continue to watch him make inappropriate comments on live streams on the program.
‘[Yubo] he said if you see any behavior is wrong, they said report it. But they have not done anything, ”Robbins said. “The child was allowed to be online and say this.”
Another Yubo user, 18-year-old Hannah, from Ontario, Canada, said she sent a report on Ramos’ profile to Yubo in early April after he threatened to shoot students at his school. He also threatened to rape and kill the boy before suggesting that he would also rape his mother during one straight period. Ramos was temporarily banned from the program at the time before being later allowed to return to the platform.
Hannah, who only shared her first name with the media for privacy issues, said Ramos was negligent in the weeks and days before Tuesday’s assassination. In a video call, he said, Ramos showed one of his rifles lying on his bed.
All three users said they did not record any Ramos threats during video calls.
The Yubo Community Guide states that it does not allow users to ‘intimidate or intimidate’ others, and to ban any content related to harassment or aggression.
It further claims that any content that promotes violence ‘such as acts of violence, guns, knives or other weapons’ has also been banned.
One week before one of the worst shootings in the United States, the app intensified its age verification process, which involved new users sending selfies before the fake mind was used to determine their age.
Only people 13 years of age and older are allowed to sign up for the program. Users 18 years of age or older are also not permitted to interact with users who are children.