WATCH: Texas Walmart shooting suspect identified as 20 people confirmed dead in another mass shooting


The man accused of shooting dead 20 people in a Texas mall shooting has been identified as Patrick Crusius.

The 21-year-old is being accused of opening fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas on Saturday morning. 

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott has confirmed 20 are dead but that number may rise as 26 victims remain in hospital. 

Abbott revealed the shooting at a Walmart was “one of the deadliest days in Texas history”.

Crusius was taken into custody “without incident” two hours after the shooting began.

Walmart said in a statement: “We’re in shock over the tragic events at Cielo Vista Mall … We’re praying for the victims, the community and our associates, as well as the first responders.”

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