El Paso police said they have reports of multiple shooters.
Active Shooting Stay away from Cielo Vista Mall Area. Scene is Still Active.— EL PASO POLICE DEPT (@EPPOLICE) August 3, 2019
Scene is still Active. We have multi reports of multiple shooters. Please avoid area police conducting search of a very large area. Media staging will be given when area is secure.— EL PASO POLICE DEPT (@EPPOLICE) August 3, 2019
AMBULANCES AT THE SCENE
Rep. Veronica Escobar and presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke expressed their sympathy at the news of the shooting.
O’Rourke asked everyone to “please follow all directions of emergency personnel as we continue to get more updates.”
Utterly heartbroken by the developing news in El Paso. Monitoring the situation and in communication with our law enforcement. Please stay safe.— Rep. Veronica Escobar (@RepEscobar) August 3, 2019
TWITTER COMMENTS FROM PEOPLE AT / NEAR SCENE
15+ shots, And I swear I saw an older lady drop to the floor🤢😢. Check on your family— IG: wreckemray (@GeeRayAllDay_1) August 3, 2019
There was a shooting in the El Paso Walmart and my man and his family was there but so many people got shot. Please keep them in your prayers!! I’m so shaken up— JAY-QWEL-IN (@jaquelynavy) August 3, 2019