UPDATE: Another El Paso victim dies, raises death toll to 22

Posted at 9:05 AM, Aug 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-05 12:48:57-04

UPDATE (9:48 a.m.) - Hospital official says another El Paso shooting victim has died, raising the death toll from that attack to 22.

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Authorities say another person has died from a weekend mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, raising the death toll in that attack to 21.

El Paso police tweeted that the latest victim died early Monday morning at a hospital. No other details were immediately provided.

More than two dozen people were wounded in the attack. The suspected gunman, 21-year-old Patrick Crusius, has been booked on capital murder charges.

Speaking from the White House on Monday, President Donald Trump condemned the El Paso mass shooting and another in Dayton, Ohio, hours later in his first public remarks since the attacks.

Federal and state authorities are still investigating the shootings.

Police said Sunday that all bodies have been removed from the store and its parking lot, and that the attack did not spread to other nearby shopping areas. Police Sgt. Robert Gomez says most of the victims were inside the store.

Detectives are also trying to determine whether a racist, anti-immigrant screed posted online shortly before Saturday's shooting was written by Crusius.