Death toll rises to 22 in mass shooting in El Paso, Texas

Death toll rises to 22 in mass shooting in El Paso, Texas

The suspect was identified by police as Patrick Crusius, a 21-year-old male white supremacist. Tens of thousands of Mexicans legally cross the border each day to work and shop in El Paso.

The Times also reports that foreign countries have issued warnings in the past noting the presence of mass shootings in the us, including France, New Zealand and Germany.

"I will continue to challenge any harmful or inaccurate statements made about El Paso", Margo said.

The two mass shootings this weekend, which occurred just hours apart have rocked the country with their staggering combined toll of 31 deaths and dozens of injuries, reopening the recurring debate over the need for federal regulations on the purchase and possession of firearms.

The re-openings were announced Monday as El Paso grapples with the aftermath of a mass shooting that left more than 20 people dead.

In the El Paso shooting, Mexico's president Manuel Lopez Obrador, said three Mexican nationals were among the dead and six were wounded.

Townsquare Media of El Paso has created a fund for all victims of Saturday's shooting, with a $500,000 goal. Before arranging the shooting, Crusius had tweeted a manifesto in which he supported the terrorist attacks in two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch in March.

A restaurant employee looks at the scene of a mass shooting at a shopping complex Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. Authorities are investigating links between the suspected gunman and a racist, anti-immigrant screed that was posted online.

Uruguay's government has issued a travel advisory, warning its citizens not to travel to the United States in wake of two deadly mass shootings, citing the danger of violence, hate crimes and racism and the "inability" of usa authorities to stop them.

In Dayton, Ohio, at least nine people were killed after a shooter dressed in body armour and using high calibre ammunition opened fire in a busy downtown neighbourhood early on Sunday morning.

El Paso's police chief, Greg Allen, said 15 victims remained hospitalized as of Monday evening, including two who were in critical condition. Police Sgt. Robert Gomez said most of the victims were inside the store.

Crusius, of Allen, Texas, has been jailed without bond. The Argentinian newspaper Clarín reported "another massacre in the U.S." on Saturday, while the Dutch publication Algemeen Dagblad published a graphic explaining to readers that while the Netherlands is known for having more bicycles than people, the US has more guns than people.

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