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El Paso, Texas / Mall Shooting #1140048

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 03, 2019
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(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) Report introduced.

(No location given: Kathy Park) The mall shooting massacre in El Paso, Texas, by gunman Patrick Crusius featured; cell phone scenes shown from inside the Walmart store with audio of shots fired played & of crowds & law enforcement outside. [Kiana LONG, police officer Sgt. Robert GOMEZ@- describe what happened.] Texas Governor Greg Abbott quoted.

(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart; Washington: Pete Williams) The background of the arrested gunman, whose writing indicated anti-immigrant hatred & about the weapon used, with Attorney General William Barr quoted discussed.

(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart; El Paso: Shelby Kapp) The shooting discussed; scenes shown from the mall stores & the Walmart parking area.

(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) Report introduced.

(New York: Dasha Burns) The shootings at public "soft targets" like the El Paso mall examined; details given about the vulnerability of soft targets; scenes shown from the site of the shooting in Gilroy, California, by Santino Legan@. [Retired NYPD Lt. Darren SWARTZER?- explains "red flags"' at unsecured areas, how people need to be aware of their surroundings.]

(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart; Berkeley Heights, New Jersey: Kelly O'Donnell) What President Trump & Democratic presidential candidates said about the shooting discussed; Trump tweet quoted. [In Las Vegas, Beto O'ROURKE@- says he is saddened about this.]

Balart, Jose Diaz;
Park, Kathy;
Williams, Pete;
Kapp, Shelby;
Burns, Dasha;
O'Donnell, Kelly

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