El Paso Walmart shooter on suicide watch, sheriff’s office says

Border Crime
Patrick Crusius, 21

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — The man accused of killing 22 and injuring 25 more during a mass shooting on Aug. 3 at an El Paso Walmart is on suicide watch, sheriff’s officials said.

Patrick Crusius, 21, was arrested following the shooting at the Walmart near Cielo Vista Mall. He allegedly told arresting officers, “I’m the shooter.”

Officials with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office said Crusius is on suicide watch at the El Paso County Jail, where he is being held without bond.

FBI officials said both a state and federal case will be brought against him.

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