19 people killed, others severally injured in another mass shooting in El Paso, Texas

Another mass shooting has occurred at at El Paso, Texas which has affected not less than 19 lives.

The massacre happened at a Walmart store near the Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, United State, just a few miles from the US-Mexico border.  

 It was also gathered that aside the victims who died instantly, at least 22 people, including children, are being treated at local hospitals.

The security agents have arrested a young white man who is believed to be the sole shooter. 

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

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.

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Police said the Walmart was “at capacity” with shoppers buying back-to-school supplies at the time of the attack.

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.

“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!” the President wrote.


Ella Chioma

Ella Chioma is an entertainment and celebrity style editor with years of experience in the industry. She is a graduate of Linguistics & African Languages from the University of Ibadan. She obtained a Diploma in Mass Communication from the prestigious Enugu State University Of Science and Technology (Esutech). She likes to write, cook and listen to soothing music.

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