Texas: 22 dead in the El Paso shooting
Saturday’s attack by a gunman in a crowded shopping center in El Paso, a Texan town on the Mexican border with a strong Hispanic majority, left 22 people dead, local police said on Monday. the rise.
The one of the victims “died early this morning at the hospital,” while the second died just after 10 am 00 am police said El Paso on his Twitter account.
“I am terribly sorry to announce that two of the patients have died. An elderly woman died in the middle of the night, and another patient died recently, “said David Shimp, director of the Del Sol medical center at a press conference.
The previous record of this shooting reported 20 dead and two dozen wounded.
The attacker, a 21-year-old white man who was armed with an assault rifle, was arrested. The investigators suspect him of having been motivated by a racist motive.
US President Donald Trump on Monday condemned “racism” and “white supremacism” in a short televised speech, while not focusing on the fight against guns.
Just 13 hours after the El Paso gun battle across the country, a 24-year-old man shot dead nine people in a bustling area of Dayton, Ohio, before being shot dead. police officers.