twenty people were killed and more than two dozen were injured in a mass shooting at an El Paso shopping center on Saturday, according to Texas and local authorities.
“Lives were taken who should still be with us today,” Gov. Greg Abbott said at a news conference near the Walmart and an adjacent shopping mall.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott confirmed the death toll Saturday night, calling it, “one of the most deadly days in the history of Texas.”
El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen said at the same press conference that a manifesto that may be from the suspect “indicates to some degree it has a nexus to a hate crime.”
He added: “Right now we have to validate for a certainty that this was the manifesto from this individual.”
Twenty people have been killed and 26 were wounded in a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas on Saturday. A 21-year-old man is in custody and El Paso police said they are investigating a manifesto that indicates it could be a hate crime.
Twenty-six people were injured, according to El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen.
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