Police in El Paso, Texas, announced they were looking for several shooters after information about a shootout near a Walmart store. According to the police, there are several deaths. According to The Hill, at least 18 people were injured. Three suspects were apprehended.
A shooting incident has erupted next to a Walmart store located at the Cielo Vista shopping center in El Paso, Texas, media reports referring to the police said. According to CNN, several people were killed.
The Dallas Office of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has announced that it has dispatched its specialists to El Paso.
President Trump reacted to news of the shooting, citing “many deaths”.
Terrible shootings in ElPaso, Texas. Reports are very bad, many killed. Working with State and Local authorities, and Law Enforcement. Spoke to Governor to pledge total support of Federal Government. God be with you all!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 3, 2019
According to CBS News, a man said he heard at least ten shots around Walmart and saw two men with guns.
At a news brief broadcast by Fox News, a police official announced that the shooting was over at Cielo Vista, but that the danger still persisted. He says the police cordoned off the area of the operation.
Videos filmed on the premises
A video filmed in motion by a shop visitor shows several people leaving the mall with their hands up.
— Amichai Stein (@AmichaiStein1) August 3, 2019