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Police say the 21-El-Paso-mass-shooting victim died at a hospital.
Two of the victims of Saturday’s mass shooting in El Paso, passed away on Monday morning, the increase in the number of persons killed in the massacre on the 22nd, the officials said.
The mass shooting — the deadliest in modern AMERICAN history unfolded in a Walmart at 11 pm on Saturday, when the 21-year-old suspect, Patrick Crusius, is said to have opened fire in the store, in the first instance, to the deaths of at least 20 and injuring another 26.
Police and hospital officials also announced that two more people who were wounded in the attack died on Monday.
The Walmart in the area, the capacity at the time of the shooting, and with hundreds of shoppers in, along with the 100 employees during the busy back-to-school shopping season.
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Crusius, was booked on a capital murder charge. Authorities said on Sunday his alleged crimes were being investigated as domestic terrorism. The officials had also looked into whether hate crime charges Crusius be appropriate.
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The El Paso district Attorney Jaime Esparza said his office will seek the death penalty against the defendant.
“The loss of life was so great, we’ve definitely never seen one of those in our community. We are in a very safe community,” he told reporters at a press conference on Sunday. “We are very proud of the fact that we are the safest, and certainly the community is shocked, horrified and saddened by what has happened here today.”
Separately, an hour later, a man wearing a mask and bullet-proof vests, ear plugs, and carrying a gun capable of holding a minimum of 100 rounds, also opened fire outside of a bar in Dayton, Ohio. At least nine people were killed and 27 others were injured.
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Some of the victims are from El Paso, a mass shooting has been identified. Among the dead were a 60-year-old man who was at the self-checkout line, and while his wife was in the bathroom, a 15-year-old, the weeks from the 10th grade, and the six Mexican citizens. A mother-of-three, who is shielding her 2-year-old son of a gun, was fatally shot and her husband was as well.
El Paso’s Mayor, Dee Margo, said on “Fox News Sunday,” said the city’s large Hispanic population, was a part of the reason why the community was facing.
“We have been the largest U.S. city on the Mexican border,” he said. “Our region has a population, including what Mexico is to the south of the state of New Mexico two-and-a-half million people. El Paso is 84% Hispanic to start with.”
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The police said that the investigators were the treatment of a manifest that may have been written by the defendant and it would be wise to have a “nexus to be a hate crime, but further details are not immediately clear.
(Fox News, Louis Casiano and The Associated Press contributed to this report.