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USA: Scores donate blood for El Paso shooting victims

United States, El Paso
August 05, 2019 at 03:10 GMT +00:00 · Published

Scores of people were filmed in one of El Paso's blood donations centres on Sunday, where they gave their contribution to the casualties of the shooting in a shopping mall which took place the day before.

“If you want to instill fear in us, we're sticking together, it's not going to happen. So, we're doing our part. Everybody's doing our part. So, we're doing the service,” said one local at the blood centre.

On Saturday, 20 people were killed and more than two dozen injured, after a gunman opened fire at a Walmart store inside the Cielo Vista Mall, the largest shopping centre in El Paso, Texas.

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

In the early hours on Sunday morning, only hours after Saturday's shooting in El Paso, another mass shooting occurred where a gunman opened fire near the entrance of a bar in downtown Dayton, Ohio, leaving 10 killed and 27 others injured.

The gunman was killed by police within a minute of the shots being fired, and was identified as 24-year-old Connor Betts.

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Scores of people were filmed in one of El Paso's blood donations centres on Sunday, where they gave their contribution to the casualties of the shooting in a shopping mall which took place the day before.

“If you want to instill fear in us, we're sticking together, it's not going to happen. So, we're doing our part. Everybody's doing our part. So, we're doing the service,” said one local at the blood centre.

On Saturday, 20 people were killed and more than two dozen injured, after a gunman opened fire at a Walmart store inside the Cielo Vista Mall, the largest shopping centre in El Paso, Texas.

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

In the early hours on Sunday morning, only hours after Saturday's shooting in El Paso, another mass shooting occurred where a gunman opened fire near the entrance of a bar in downtown Dayton, Ohio, leaving 10 killed and 27 others injured.

The gunman was killed by police within a minute of the shots being fired, and was identified as 24-year-old Connor Betts.

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