EL PASO, TX. (THECOUNT) — Sources close to the scene are now saying that as many as 22 people are dead including four children after being shot by ‘multiple gunmen,’ while near an El Paso Walmart.
The extent of the victim’s injuries are unknown at this time, according to local reports Saturday afternoon. Authorities have not confirmed the exact number of victims and the scene is still unfolding.
The shooting is reported Saturday afternoon at the Walmart, located at, 7101 Gateway Blvd W, in El Paso, TX.
El Paso Police and multiple other law enforcement agencies are responding to a shooting at the Walmart an active shooter situation, reports KTSM.
“Scene is still active,” the police wrote, adding, “avoid the area.”
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