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USA: El Paso residents flock to donate blood following Walmart shooting

United States, El Paso
August 04, 2019 at 01:36 GMT +00:00 · Published

Scores of people waited in long queues to donate blood outside a United Blood Services in El Paso on Saturday, after the El Paso Police Department sent a request for blood donations following a deadly shooting that killed 20 people at a shopping mall in the Texan city.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott confirmed in a press conference that 20 people have been killed in the shooting and another two dozen injured. Sergeant of El Paso police Enrique Castillo confirmed the multiple fatalities but refused to go into further detail.

A 21-year-old suspect has been arrested and named by police as Dallas-resident Patrick Crusius.

The shooting took place at a Walmart store inside the Cielo Vista Mall, which is the largest mall in El Paso.

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Scores of people waited in long queues to donate blood outside a United Blood Services in El Paso on Saturday, after the El Paso Police Department sent a request for blood donations following a deadly shooting that killed 20 people at a shopping mall in the Texan city.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott confirmed in a press conference that 20 people have been killed in the shooting and another two dozen injured. Sergeant of El Paso police Enrique Castillo confirmed the multiple fatalities but refused to go into further detail.

A 21-year-old suspect has been arrested and named by police as Dallas-resident Patrick Crusius.

The shooting took place at a Walmart store inside the Cielo Vista Mall, which is the largest mall in El Paso.

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