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Horror in Texas: Ten killed including gunman in shooting at mall outside Dallas

The gunman was killed at the Allen Premium Outlets in Allen, Texas, on Saturday. The person acted alone and the motive was unclear.

by IP Staff

A gunman opened fire at a crowded mall outside Dallas on Saturday, killing  ten people reportedly and injuring at least seven before being killed by police.

The sudden shooting turned a busy afternoon of shopping into a tragic scene. The incident has sent people acrose not only country but the world in grief. The attack that took place on Saturday at Allen Premium Outlets, left dead bodies and blood strains on sidewalks outside the mall.

In a video taken by someone outside the mall that is being circulated on social media showed what appeared to be multiple dead people.

Texas allows its residents to legally carry guns without a license or training.

A witness told local ABC affiliate WFAA TV: “He pretty much was walking down the sidewalk just … shooting his gun outside. He was just shooting his gun everywhere for the most part.”

Calling the shooting an “unspeakable tragedy”, the Texas governor, Greg Abbott said in a written statement that the state was prepared to provide any assistance local authorities in Allen may need. Allen is a Texas community of about 100,000 people.

Mass shootings have become commonplace in the US, with at least 198 so far in 2023, the most at this point in the year since at least 2016,  according to the Gun Violence Archive.

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