TEXAS – At least 20 people have been killed in the latest mass shooting in the United States, the BBC’s partner network CBS News says.
The massacre happened at a Walmart store near the Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, a few miles from the US-Mexican border.
At least 26 people, including children, are being treated at local hospitals for their injuries.
A young white man is in custody and is believed to be the sole gunman.
He has been named by US media as 21-year-old Patrick Crusius, a resident of the Dallas area.
CCTV images said to be of the gunman and broadcast on US media show a man in a dark T-shirt wearing ear protectors and brandishing an assault-style rifle.
Shoppers exit with their hands up after shooting in El Paso, Texas