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El Paso shooting suspect may face hate crime charge

(CNN)The man suspected of killing 20 people and injuring 26 others in El Paso on Saturday may face hate crime and capital murder charges, officials said. Police say a document they believe was written by the 21-year-old white male suspect has a "nexus to a hate crime."The four-page document posted online espouses white nationalist and racist views. It rails against immigrants and Hispanics, blaming immigrants and first-generation Americans for taking away jobs and for the blending of cultures in the US."Right now we have a manifesto from this individual that indicates to some degree he has a nexus to a potential hate crime," El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen said at a press conference.FBI El Paso Special Agent in Charge Emmerson Buie said mo ...
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