I figured it was a drunken fight gone dangerous at the nearby Hooters, not an act of terrorism. El Paso is a safe and friendly town. That's why my family moved there. All I thought was, What if Tom is there with the shooter while pouring a cup of Dr.
A suspect was taken into custody in connection with a Saturday shooting that left at least 20 people dead and 26 wounded in an El Paso shopping complex. A law enforcement source identified the shooting suspect as Patrick Crusius of Allen, Texas. The source told CBS News senior investigative producer Pat Milton the suspect was considered "a troubled youth" and described as a loner.
The North Texas man charged with capital murder for killing 20 people in a mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart might face federal domestic terrorism and hate-crime charges as investigators probe his suspected anti-immigrant screed posted online shortly before the attack. Patrick Crusius, 21, who is white, was booked into the El Paso County Jail early Sunday morning on a charge of capital murder. He is accused of walking into a crowded Walmart on Saturday and targeting customers and employees, leaving 22 dead and another 24 injured in the heavily Hispanic area. The death toll, originally at 20, rose to 22 on Monday. Investigators believe Crusius posted a 2,word "manifesto" that appeared on the anonymous message board 8chan less than a half hour before the shooting.