United States

Texas Walmart shooting: El Paso gun attack leaves 20 dead

Twenty people have been killed and 26 injured in a mass shooting in the Texas city of El Paso.Governor Greg Abbott described it as "one of the most deadly days in the history of Texas".The massacre happened at a Walmart store near the Cielo Vista Mall, a few miles from the US-Mexican border.A 21-year-old man is in custody. Police said the suspect was a resident of the Dallas-area city of Allen, about 650 miles (1,046km) east of El Paso. He has been named by US media as Patrick Crusius. CCTV images said to be of the gunman and broadcast on US media show a man in a dark T-shirt wearing ear protectors and brandishing an assault-style rifle.US President Donald Trump described the attack as "an act of cowardice"."I know that I stand wit ...