Cielo Vista Walmart victims to be honored in Texas Legislature


Abel Valenzuela, local of El Paso, meditates in front of the makeshift memorial for shooting victims at the Cielo Vista Mall Walmart in El Paso, Texas on August 8, 2019. – The El Paso community is still reeling from the trauma of the mass shooting which left 23 dead and dozens injured. (PAUL RATJE/AFP via Getty Images)

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Victims of the Aug. 3, 2019, El Paso mass shooting will be remembered on Wednesday by the Texas Legislature.

A memorial resolution in honor of the victims of the Cielo Vista Walmart shooting will be heard in the Texas Senate, according to a statement from the office of Sen. Cesar Blanco.

The resolution will also be filed in the Texas House of Representatives. 

Twenty-three people died in the shooting. Another 23 were wounded.

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