Makenna Lee Elrod, 10, has been identified as one of the victims in the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting, April Elrod, Makenna’s mother, confirmed to CNN.
Allison McCullough, Makenna’s aunt, also confirmed the information to ABC News.
“Her smile would light up a room,” McCullough told ABC.
She added that Makenna loved to play softball, do gymnastics and spend time with her family. She was a natural leader and loved school. McCullough described her niece as “a light to all who knew her.”
“She loved her family and friends so much,” McCullough added.