Texas Officials Say 20 Were Killed, 26 Injured in Shooting at El Paso Mall

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and El Paso police say 20 people have been killed and 26 others wounded in a shooting at an El Paso shopping center.

Law enforcement officials have said a 21-year-old Dallas-area man named Patrick Crusius is in custody in the shooting. The officials were not authorized to discuss an ongoing investigation publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity.

Police say most of the victims of Saturday’s attack appear to have been at a Walmart near the Cielo Vista Mall.

Source: Associated Press


Police in the West Texas city of El Paso have responded to reports of an active shooter in a commercial area near a mall on Saturday.

KTSM-TV reported 18 were dead in the shooting inside a Walmart.

A police spokesman had not confirmed that information, but the TV station said they were told the information from a police source.

The TV station also reported one man was in custody and police said they believe that suspect is the lone shooter.

A photo was obtained by the TV station that police confirmed showed the suspect entering the Walmart at Cielo Vista around 10 a.m. Saturday.

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Source: CBS17