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Shooting at El Paso Walmart kills 22 and injures 24

Date of Occurrence: 3rd August 2019
Location: El Paso, Texas
Event: Mass Shooting
Fatalities: 22
Injuries/Displaced: 24

A gunman opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas killing 22 and injuring 24 people. The gunman surrendered to police after they arrived, prosecutors to seek the death penalty for domestic terrorism and a civil rights hate crime investigation.

Source

CBS News

NY Times

Shooting at Gilroy Garlic Festival leaves 3 dead and 13 wounded

Date of Occurrence: 28th July 2019
Location: Gilroy, California
Event: Mass Shooting
Fatalities: 3
Injuries/Displaced: 13

A gunman cut through a wire fence to enter a food festival in Gilroy, California and opened fire, killing 3 people and injuring 13. Many of the casualties were children. Officers at the festival engaged and injured the shooter, who was wearing a ballistic vest, in less than a minute. The shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot.

Source

NY Times

LA Times

Suicide Bombing, Raid on Asasey Hotel in Somalia Leaves 26 Dead and 50 Injured

Date of Occurrence: 13th July 2019
Location: Kismayo, Somalia
Event: Complex Attack
Fatalities: 26
Injuries/Displaced: 56

A suicide car bomb was detonated at the Asasey hotel in Kismayo, Somalia before 4 gunmen stormed inside. At least 26 people were killed and 56 injured. Local elders and lawmakers were meeting inside the hotel to discuss the upcoming regional election. The siege lasted for more than 12 hours.

Source

Al Jazeera

NY Times