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In El Paso, the community quickly comes together to donate blood after a mass shooting leaves 20 dead

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El Paso, Texas, to the Mayor The Results will give an update on the aftermath of a deadly shooting in a Walmart parking lot.

The “outstanding” in El Paso, Texas, a community came together Saturday to donate blood after a gunman opened fire in a Walmart store, killing at least 20 people and injuring another 26.

The local police department and the City of El Paso has announced on Twitter that the “blood” was an “urgent need” of after the victims were transported to nearby hospitals following the mass shooting.

THE EL PASO SHOOTING LEAVES 20 DEAD AND 26 WOUNDED; THE RESEARCHERS ARE PROBING THE POTENTIAL “NEXUS FOR HATE CRIMES’

Currently the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas Rep. Beto O’rourke, who lives in El Paso, also tweeted other ways to donate, and the blood that was desperately needed.

Hundreds of people lined up outside of two of the Vitalant of blood donation in the shops in order to help a grief-stricken community and, according to the local news media.

A reporter with KTSM tweeted a video of “hundreds and hundreds” of people in the queue outside one of the donation centers are waiting to donate blood, while other good samaritans provided pizza, water and Gatorade to the line.

“We are 40+ cars in a line at the donation center, and the base-to-walk-in,” one Twitter user said, noting that hundreds were standing in a line around the building in 100 degree weather.

Someone tweeted that they were trying to make a blood donation at one of the sites, however, the officers were told they could not accept that the donors would be, and to make arrangements for a different day.

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The El Paso police chief Greg Allen said on Saturday, the scene of the mass shooting — the deadliest in modern U.S. history, “was a mighty one.” The victims were the highest since at least 2017, when gunmen killed 58 and 26 people, respectively, in Las Vegas, Sutherland Springs, Texas.

El Pasoans held a vigil in Texas, after a mass shooting at least 20 people are dead and another 26 wounded.
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A suspect was arrested after the massacre. Allen said investigators were treating as a manifesto, that might have been written by the defendant and it would be wise to have a “nexus to be a hate crime, but the police chief refused to provide further information.

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El Paso’s Mayor, Dee Margo told the “Fox & Friends” on Sunday morning, the El Paso community has been “outstanding” and “very generous”

“They’re giving blood to, they visit, they will have to watch,” adding: “This is not going to define us.”

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If you are looking for blood to be donated by Vitalant can register as a donor here, and anyone else who wants to help the affected community, it can also make a donation to the newly established El Paso Victims ‘ Relief Fund for the City of El Paso, tweeted on Saturday.

Officials say that food, water, and other similar gifts are [still] very, very much appreciated.”

Fox News, Lucia I. Suarez, Sang contributed to this report.

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