UPDATE: At least 20 Killed so far, 40 Wounded
BREAKING UPDATE: Gunman suspect identified as 21 year old Patrick Crusius, who is a resident of Dallas
UPDATE: Police Confirm 18 KILLED SO FAR, Multiple Injured … Death Toll Rising
Fox News reports that the shooter began firing bursts of automatic weapons, presumably from an AK-47 assault rifle, in the supermarket parking lot, before entering the building.
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
UPDATE: 1 of Gunmen Suspects in Custody … Press Conference
Scene is still Active. We have multi reports of multiple shooters. Please avoid area police conducting search of a very large area. Media staging will be given when area is secure.— EL PASO POLICE DEPT (@EPPOLICE) August 3, 2019
BREAKING: Our crew can confirm 18 people were shot or injured at the Walmart at Cielo Vista. We are working to get on air as we speak. https://t.co/wfXkVyoLs8— KTSM 9 News (@KTSMtv) August 3, 2019
Fire medical with at Walmart active shooter event at Cielo Vista Mall. Police still inside. pic.twitter.com/P6zsjwVN0n— mark lambie (@LambieMark) August 3, 2019
Active Shooting Stay away from Cielo Vista Mall Area. Scene is Still Active.— EL PASO POLICE DEPT (@EPPOLICE) August 3, 2019
(CNN) — Police in El Paso, Texas, are responding Saturday to an active shooter in the area of Hawkins and Gateway East boulevards, the agency tweeted. “Scene is still active,” the police wrote, adding, “avoid the area.” Active Shooting Stay away from Cielo Vista Mall Area.