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El Paso shooting

Mass murder in El Paso: Images from a day of terror and grief

The world again turned its eyes to Texas after a gunman killed 20 and injured 26 more at an El Paso Walmart. Photographers were on the scene instantly, stayed through the night, and they’re back today. Here is some of their work.

Mourners take part in a vigil near the border fence between Mexico and the U.S after a mass shooting at a WalMart store in...

El Paso shooting

More than 20 people were killed in an Aug. 3, 2019, shooting rampage at a Walmart in El Paso. The gunman was arrested and charged with capital murder for the shooting in El Paso, which is recovering from what federal law enforcement has classified as an act of domestic terrorism. 

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On Saturday, a gunman walked into a Walmart on El Paso's east side during the back-to-school shopping season and opened fire in the crowded store. The suspect, 21-year-old Patrick Crusius of Allen — a North Texas city more than 650 miles away — was arrested without incident, according to police. Photographers were there in the immediate aftermath, and continue to document a city stunned by violence.

Showing their hands to police, shoppers evacuate Cielo Vista Mall after a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso on August ...
WalMart employees comfort one another after an active shooter opened fire at the WalMart at Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso Sa...
Abandoned shopping carts outside of the WalMart where a mass shooting took place in El Paso on Saturday, August 3, 2019.
Police near the scene of a mass shooting at a WalMart in El Paso on Saturday, August 3, 2019.
A heavy police presence near the scene of a mass shooting at a WalMart in El Paso on Saturday, August 3, 2019.
Police near the scene of a mass shooting at a WalMart in El Paso on Saturday, August 3, 2019.
Police near the scene of a mass shooting at a WalMart in El Paso on Saturday, August 3, 2019.
A lone policeman outside the WalMart in El Paso where a mass shooting took place on Saturday, August 3, 2019.
A woman is seen crying after leaving the family reunification center at MaCarthur Elementary, Saturday, August 3, 2019, in...
A police unit is seen at the back entrance to the Walmart where a gunman opened fire on back-to-school shoppers, Saturday,...
Parishioners are seen during a candlelight vigil at a Catholic church, Saturday, August 3, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. Photo ...
A man and woman embrace as Nadra Alvarez and her mother Angelina Alvarez pray after a candlelight vigil at a Catholic chur...
Nadra Alvarez, left, and her mother Angelina Alvarez pray after a candlelight vigil at a Catholic church, Saturday, August...
Scene from the Walmart where a gunman opened fire on back-to-school shoppers, Saturday, August 3, 2019, in El Paso, Texas....
Texas GOP Gov. Greg Abbott prays after a vigil at a Catholic church as El Paso Mayor Dee Margo stands in the back, Saturda...
Texas GOP Gov. Greg Abbott embraces a woman after a candlelight vigil at a Catholic church, Saturday, August 3, 2019, in E...
Mourners take part in a vigil near the border fence between Mexico and the U.S after a mass shooting at a WalMart store in...
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is seen at the site of a mass shooting where 20 people lost their lives at...
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke embraces Patricia Olivera a relative of one of the survivors at the site o...
The Allen home of alleged mass shooter Patrick Crusius after members of the Allen police department and the FBI gathered e...
El Pasoans wait hours Sunday, August, 4, 2019 at an east El Paso, Texas United Blood Services to donate blood following Sa...
People place flowers at the site of a mass shooting where 20 people lost their lives at a Walmart in El Paso, on August 4,...
On Sunday, friends, family members, and strangers comfort each other at a family reunification site set up at MacArthur El...
A shrine near the Walmart where 20 people lost their lives to a mass murderer.

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