EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) —
UPDATE: 1:06 p.m. – An officers on the scene tell KTSM that 18 people are dead at the scene. An updated number of injured has not been given by EPPD. We are waiting to confirm from an El Paso Police spokesperson.
UPDATE: 12:53 p.m. El Paso Police say anyone looking to reunite with loved ones who may have been inside the Walmart or Cielo Vista Mall are asked to gather at MacArthur Intermediate School located 8101 Whitus Dr.
A KTSM photographer confirms that Bassett Place Mall was also being evacuated as a precaution.
UPDATE: 12:46 p.m. El Paso Mayor Dee Margo confirms to KTSM that there are multiple fatalities involved in today’s shooting at Walmart.
Margo says that three suspects believed to be involved were taken into custody. El Paso Police are expected to give a press conference within the hour.
UPDATE: 12:30 p.m. KTSM can confirm that 18 people were shot inside the Walmart. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.
El Paso Police and multiple other law enforcement agencies are responding to a shooting at the Walmart an active shooter situation.
Details are limited at this time.
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