El Paso Police Report Active Shooter Situation
Police in El Paso, Texas, Saturday, August 3, said they received reports of multiple shooters at a shopping complex and are urging the public to stay away from the area.
The police department tweeted that officers were at the Cielo Vista Mall area and it was still an active shooting scene.
Authorities have said multiple people were shot and killed. (AP/Reuters)
There was no immediate word on whether there had been injuries or fatalities in the reported shooting at a Walmart store in Cielo Vista Mall.
Police said multiple shooters were being reported and the area around the mall had been blocked off as authorities searched for suspects.
Stores in the area were locked down.
El Paso is a city in the far western part of southern state of Texas.