BREAKING: Authorities have identified the suspect of the shooting in the ElPaso shooting. He is 21 year old Patrick Crusius, who is a resident of Dallas— kendis gibson (@kendisgibson) August 3, 2019
[BREAKING NEWS] Patrick Crusius was identified as the suspect in the shooting at Walmart near Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas by the Washington Examiner. Crusius, 21, is from the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
BC News reports there were at least 19 people killed in the shooting with a further 40 injured. The exact number of injuries and deceased victims has not been officially confirmed.
Police scanner traffic from the area suggested that Crusius was taken into custody at around noon local time. The shooting began at around 10 a.m., officials said. The FBI and ATF responded to the scene, alongside the El Paso Police Department.