Active Shooters Reported At El Paso, Texas, Walmart

Texas police are responding to reports of active shooters at an El Paso Walmart.

The El Paso Police Department responded to the report Saturday afternoon, warning people on Twitter to stay away from the area of the Cielo Vista Mall. At least 18 people have been shot, KTSM reports.

“Scene is still active,” El Paso police said in a tweet more than an hour after reports of a shooting came in. “We have multi reports of multiple shooters.”

Stores around the area are being evacuated.

In a tweet, Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke of Texas called the situation “truly heartbreaking.”


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