El Paso shooting

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Boy, 11, Has a Challenge for El Paso

'We can make the world a better place,' says 11-year-old Ruben Martinez

(Newser) - An 11-year-old is helping El Paso heal by inspiring random acts of kindness. Ruben Martinez told his mother he no longer wanted to visit stores following Saturday's mass shooting inside a Walmart. "I explained to him that we could not live in fear and that people in our...

Last Body Removed From Walmart, Then Death Toll Rose

Number killed in El Paso now stands at 22

(Newser) - The number of people killed at an El Paso Walmart has increased by two to 22, officials said Monday, as two of the wounded succumbed to their injuries. The El Paso PD tweeted news of the two additional deaths this morning. Neither victim's name has been released. ABC News...

Trump, Biden Goof on Shooting Locations

As the president places some blame on 'gruesome and grizzly video games'

(Newser) - The president on Monday spoke out against the weekend shootings in Texas and Ohio, first on Twitter and then in a 10-minute address from the Diplomatic Reception Room. Trump tweeted in part that "Republicans and Democrats must come together and get strong background checks, perhaps marrying.... ....this legislation with...

'Cesspool of Hate' Offline After El Paso Shooting

Even 8chan's creator says, 'Shut the site down' after suspect apparently posted manifesto there

(Newser) - A "lawless" online message board is now offline after the suspected gunman in Saturday's shooting in El Paso, Texas, apparently posted what CNN Business calls a "hate-filled screed" there before the massacre. The reason that security services provider Cloudflare yanked support for 8chan: "They have proven...

Neil deGrasse Tyson Ripped Apart Over Shooting Tweet

He shared the 'data'

(Newser) - Like so many other Americans, Neil deGrasse Tyson took to Twitter on Sunday afternoon to tweet about the El Paso and Dayton shootings. His words weren't well received. The astrophysicist wrote :
  • "In the past 48hrs, the USA horrifically lost 34 people to mass shootings. On average, across any

Parents Died Shielding Their Baby in El Paso

Victims are being identified as Mexico mulls legal action

(Newser) - As shots rang out in an El Paso Walmart on Saturday, Jordan Anchondo shielded her 2-month-old son, Paul, and her husband, Andre, shielded his wife and baby. Both parents died, leaving the little boy, a 2-year-old, and a 5-year-old daughter, whom they had just dropped off at cheer practice before...

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