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O'Rourke cancels prison tour, heads to Texas after shooting

 

August 4, 2019



WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke cancelled a visit to California's San Quentin State Prison to head back to his native El Paso, on Texas' border with Mexico, in the wake of a mass shooting at a shopping mall there.

Police responded early Saturday afternoon to an active shooter scene amid back to school shopping at the Cielo Vista Mall, which is near Interstate 10 on El Paso's east side. Multiple people were reported killed or wounded and a gunman was in custody, authorities said.

O'Rourke seemed slightly shaken as he appeared at a Las Vegas candidate forum...



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