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Update From Walmart In El Paso, Texas Shooting


Update From Walmart In El Paso, Texas Shooting

21-year-old Shooter, Patrick Crusius

No fewer than 19 persons have been reported killed on Saturday after a lone gunman reportedly opened fire inside

a Walmart in El Pas, Texas United states.

The shooter has been identified by US media as 21-year-old Patrick Crusius, a resident of the Dallas area.

El Paso Mayor Dee Margo confirmed that there were multiple fatalities.

Dan Patrick, Texas’ lieutenant governor, said that the suspect in custody.

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Reports on social media indicate that a manifesto written by the alleged shooter has been making the rounds on various web sites.

However, a latest report has confirmed that at least 19 people have been killed in the mass shooting in the United States.

The massacre happened at a Walmart store near the Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, a few miles from the US-Mexico border. At least 22 people, including children, are being treated at local hospitals.

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CCTV images said to be of the gunman and circulated on US media show a man in a dark T-shirt wearing ear protectors and brandishing an assault-style rifle. Police said the Walmart was “at capacity” with shoppers buying back-to-school supplies at the time of the attack.

Update From Walmart In El Paso, Texas ShootingMeanwhile, President Donald Trump in his reaction called the shooting in El Paso, Texas, “terrible” saying that he offered the government’s support to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. Trump wrote;

“Terrible shootings in ElPaso, Texas. Reports are very bad, many killed. Working with State and Local authorities, and Law Enforcement. Spoke to Governor to pledge total support of Federal Government. God be with you all!”.



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