EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — The makeshift memorial that resides near the El Paso Walmart where 22 people were killed and 24 others were injured will be removed from the site.
This is according to District 1 City Council rep. Peter Svarzbein, who released the information on a Facebook post.
The items, which include paintings, flags and 22 handmade wooden crosses, will be archived, but it’s unknown where the items will be placed, Svarzbein said.
City leaders are currently working on a more permanent memorial for the Aug. 3 victims.
Svarzbein said a temporary memorial will be in place at Ponder Park.