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Mexico: Ciudad Juarez residents hold vigil in solidarity with El Paso shooting victims

Mexico, Ciudad Juarez
August 04, 2019 at 13:27 GMT +00:00 · Published

Dozens of Ciudad Juarez residents demonstrated their solidarity with the victims of the shooting at a shopping centre in El Paso, which left 20 dead and 26 injured, by holding a candle-lit vigil in the Mexican city on Saturday.

Dressed in white, carrying candles and with cell phone lights pointed toward El Paso, the vigil participants gathered on Heroico Colegio Militar Avenue to pay tribute to the victims, of whom three dead and at least six wounded are Mexican.

Lucia Valenzuela, who is on the board of the Juarez Rotary Club, which organized the event, explained the purpose of the gathering was to share "a message of peace and empathy.

The shooting took place on Saturday morning at a Walmart store inside the Cielo Vista Mall, which is the largest shopping centre in the border city of El Paso. A 21-year-old suspect has been arrested and named by police as Dallas resident Patrick Crusius.

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Dozens of Ciudad Juarez residents demonstrated their solidarity with the victims of the shooting at a shopping centre in El Paso, which left 20 dead and 26 injured, by holding a candle-lit vigil in the Mexican city on Saturday.

Dressed in white, carrying candles and with cell phone lights pointed toward El Paso, the vigil participants gathered on Heroico Colegio Militar Avenue to pay tribute to the victims, of whom three dead and at least six wounded are Mexican.

Lucia Valenzuela, who is on the board of the Juarez Rotary Club, which organized the event, explained the purpose of the gathering was to share "a message of peace and empathy.

The shooting took place on Saturday morning at a Walmart store inside the Cielo Vista Mall, which is the largest shopping centre in the border city of El Paso. A 21-year-old suspect has been arrested and named by police as Dallas resident Patrick Crusius.

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