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El Paso mass shooting suspect pleads not guilty in 22 deaths

Oct. 10, 2019 7:36 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The 21-year-old man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, pleaded not guilty Thursday during a brief initial hearing. Police have said Patrick Crusius of Dallas confessed to the Aug. 3 mass shooting and that he targeted...

The Latest: Crusius defense team appeals for open minds

Oct. 10, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the prosecution of a man accused of fatally shooting 22 people in an attack at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Attorneys for the man charged with capital murder in the mass shootings at an El Paso Walmart store appealed to the public to keep an...

2 wounded in El Paso Walmart attack remain hospitalized

Oct. 5, 2019 10:55 AM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Two adults who were wounded in an Aug. 3 shooting at an El Paso Walmart that killed 22 people remain hospitalized. The El Paso Times reports that Mario De Alba, from Chihuahua, Mexico, is receiving treatment at University Medical Center of El Paso and that an unknown patient remains...

Judge recuses self from El Paso Walmart shooting case

Sep. 25, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The judge presiding over the case of a man accused of killing 22 people at an El Paso Walmart has recused herself, saying she knew one of those killed. State District Judge Angie Juárez Barill announced her recusal from the capital murder case of Patrick Crusius in a statement...

Indictment made public for man charged in El Paso attack

Sep. 18, 2019 10:54 AM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Officials in Texas on Wednesday released the grand jury indictment filed last week against a man accused of killing 22 people at an El Paso Walmart last month. The one-page indictment against Patrick Crusius offers few new details but lists the names of the 22 victims who were killed...

Grand jury indicts man on capital murder for El Paso attack

Sep. 12, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A man accused of gunning down people at a busy Walmart in El Paso last month was indicted Thursday for capital murder, prosecutors announced. Patrick Crusius, 21, of Allen, Texas, was indicted on one count in connection with the Aug. 3 mass shooting that left 22 dead in the border...

The Latest: Governor doesn't push required background checks

Sep. 12, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in El Paso that killed 22 people (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has tweeted simply "good" after a grand jury indicted the suspect gunman in an El Paso mass shooting on capital murder charges. Abbott on Thursday also signaled he won't...

El Paso police dispute man's story of heroism during attack

Sep. 12, 2019 2:00 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Surveillance video does not back up the story told by a man who was honored this week at the White House by President Donald Trump for his actions during the Aug. 3 mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart, police said. Christopher Grant has said he threw bottles to try to stop the attack,...

Couple injured in El Paso mass shooting sues Walmart

Sep. 4, 2019 7:16 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas couple who were injured in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso last month recently filed a lawsuit against the corporation alleging it did not have adequate security in place to prevent the attack that killed 22 people. The lawsuit submitted Friday by Guillermo and Jessica...

Texas governor says 'mistakes' made in immigrant rhetoric

Aug. 29, 2019 7:25 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Republican Gov. Greg Abbott said Thursday "mistakes were made" when he sent a fundraising mailer that called on supporters to "defend Texas" from illegal immigration, which was dated a day before a gunman targeting Mexicans killed 22 people in El Paso. The letter was condemned as...