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The US flag and flowers at a makeshift memorial outside the Cielo Vista Mall Wal-Mart where a shooting left 20 people dead in El Paso, Texas, on August 4, 2019. Image Credit: AFP

El Paso, Texas: The suspected shooter in the El Paso massacre that left 20 people dead has been charged with murder offences that can carry the death penalty, police said Sunday.

“The suspect has been charged for capital murder,” police spokesman Sergeant Robert Gomez told a news conference.