Saturday, August 3, 2019 and people are shot and killed inside a popular mall. It could be gang-related because of gang activity in this town near the border with Mexico, but also it could be racism as with a recent mass shooting at a Garlic Festival where the crowd was mostly Hispanics. El Paso has experienced rapid population growth, of 35% and 25% in 2010 and 1990 in recent times, only matched by its growth in the 1960s and 1920s.
KTSM confirmed through a law enforcement source that this photo is of the shooter as they entered the Walmart show at Cielo Vista around 10 a.m. Saturday.
People frantically flee El Paso mall in active shooting
Breaking News: Multiple fatalities in El Paso, Texas shooting
Multiple people killed in El Paso shooting
Report: 18 shot in El Paso, Texas
Police provide an update on El Paso Walmart shooting that killed multiple people.
Police provide an update on El Paso Walmart shooting that killed multiple people. https://t.co/61Y2wehViQ
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Finally, data does not tell the psychic story, the strain, in that area. “Mexico’s new National Guard was created to fight crime, but now it’s in a face-off with migrants”. Article