El Paso reeling after deadly mass shooting

El Paso reeling after deadly mass shooting

A woman prays at a makeshift memorial for victims of Walmart shooting that left a total of 22 people dead at the Cielo Vista Mall WalMart in El Paso, Texas, on August 5, 2019. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP)

Authorities in the southern state of Texas said the mass shooting, the seventh deadliest in US’s modern history, appeared to be a hate crime.

Ms Reese, 85, was just buying some milk when the warning sign came. “The boy that was working at the isle suddenly looked at me and gestured I had to go to the exit,” she said. “The next moment, I heard shots being fired. We all ran towards the exit, from where we were led to the store next door. While I was there, I could see elderly people coming in, with blood all over them.” Reese owns an apartment right next to a Walmart store at the Cielo Vista Mall in the US border city of El Paso, where...

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