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At least 10 people are reported to have been killed and 30 injured in a shooting spree at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas.
Axar.az reports citing Telegraph.
According to initial reports, 18 people were shot. The El Paso mayor’s office confirmed there had been multiple fatalities, but the number was unclear. However the number of reported casualties increased as more details emerged.
El Paso police said there was one person in custody. The city mayor's office said three suspects were being held.
It was initially reported that a man armed with assault rifle began shooting in the parking lot at the Cielo Vista Mall at around 10 am local time, before moving inside. Later reports suggested there was a second shooter, also armed with an assault rifle.
Mobile phone footage showed people running away from the scene. In panic.
Police put out a tweet urging people to stay away from the area. Nearby businesses, including several restaurants, were put on lockdown.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives announced that it has dispatched federal agents to the scene to assist local law enforcement.
2019.08.04 / 09:31