Suspected El Paso Shooter Placed On Suicide Watch

EL PASO, TX - AUGUST 15:  People gather at a makeshift memorial honoring victims outside Walmart, near the scene of a mass shooting which left at least 22 people dead, on August 15, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. A 21-year-old white male suspect remains in custody in El Paso which sits along the U.S.-Mexico border. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)
EL PASO, TX - AUGUST 15: People gather at a makeshift memorial honoring victims outside Walmart August 15, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. 22 people were killed in the Walmart during a mass shooting on August 3rd. A 21-year-... EL PASO, TX - AUGUST 15: People gather at a makeshift memorial honoring victims outside Walmart August 15, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. 22 people were killed in the Walmart during a mass shooting on August 3rd. A 21-year-old white male suspect remains in custody in El Paso which sits along the U.S.-Mexico border. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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August 20, 2019 7:56 a.m.

The suspected El Paso shooter has been placed on suicide watch on the advice of medical professionals after being isolated from other inmates in an individual cell.

According to the El Paso Times, Patrick Crusius is being held without bond while the U.S. Attorney’s Office investigates possibly bringing hate crime or domestic terrorism charges against him.

Crusius allegedly murdered 22 people on August 3 at a Walmart after apparently posting an anti-immigrant screed online.

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