2019 has been a deadly year in America, multiple mass shootings have left many dead and many people injured. And the American government haven’t been able to solve the mass shooting problem. A young white American man opened fire at EL Paso, Texas Wallmart killing multiple people and left many injured.
The El Paso Walmart shooter’s name is Patrick Crusius. A 21 years old man from Allen, Texas.
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According to the El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen, the authorities are investigating the shooting as a potential hate crime in addition to the possibility of capital murder charges.
The suspect was taken into custody without a scratch on his body, officials familiar with the case said. “No law-enforcement personnel fired their weapons” at the scene, Sgt. Robert Gomez, an El Paso Police spokesman, said.
“A lot of people were separated during the chaos,” Sgt. Gomez said, adding that most of the victims are believed to have been at the Walmart store, near the Cielo Vista Mall. “This is a large crime scene, a large area, and we are systematically going through it.”
What we know about Patrick Crusius the shooter
He is a white male and he is from Allen, Texas.
- He posted an online manifesto before shooting that was described by Texas law enforcement and political leaders as hate-filled and racist.
- A document posted on the website 8chan before the rampage spoke about the “invasion” of Latino immigrants and said the writer agreed with the shooter who killed worshipers at a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand
Some of the people killed are Mexicans. Mexico president Andrés Manuel López Obrador said on Twitter that three Mexicans are among those killed in the shooting in El Paso, Texas.
Also, six Mexicans are wounded, Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Marcelo Ebrard, wrote on Twitter.
President López Obrador sent his condolences to family and friends of those affected by the shooting.
“Our support and solidarity to the American people, to the US government and our complete support to our con-nationals. That’s the instruction I’ve given to the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs and to the [Mexican] Consul in El Paso, Texas,” the President said.
López Obrador added that he was “shocked” by the news.