This CCTV image obtained by KTSM 9 news channel shows the gunman identified as Patrick Crusius, 21 years old, as he enters the Cielo Vista Walmart store in El Paso. Photo: AFP Photo / Courtesy of KTSM 9 News Channel This CCTV image obtained by KTSM 9 news channel shows the gunman identified as Patrick Crusius, 21 years old, as he enters the Cielo Vista Walmart store in El Paso. Photo: AFP Photo / Courtesy of KTSM 9 News Channel
This CCTV image obtained by KTSM 9 news channel shows the gunman identified as Patrick Crusius, 21 years old, as he enters the Cielo Vista Walmart store in El Paso. Photo: AFP Photo / Courtesy of KTSM 9 News Channel
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Gun violence in US a sad state of affairs

  • Two mass shootings at weekend claim 29 lives, yet politicians seem impotent to address an issue that’s been going on for too long

This CCTV image obtained by KTSM 9 news channel shows the gunman identified as Patrick Crusius, 21 years old, as he enters the Cielo Vista Walmart store in El Paso. Photo: AFP Photo / Courtesy of KTSM 9 News Channel This CCTV image obtained by KTSM 9 news channel shows the gunman identified as Patrick Crusius, 21 years old, as he enters the Cielo Vista Walmart store in El Paso. Photo: AFP Photo / Courtesy of KTSM 9 News Channel
This CCTV image obtained by KTSM 9 news channel shows the gunman identified as Patrick Crusius, 21 years old, as he enters the Cielo Vista Walmart store in El Paso. Photo: AFP Photo / Courtesy of KTSM 9 News Channel
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