(Heavy) Patrick Crusius was identified as the suspect in the shooting at Walmart near Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, by the Washington Examiner. Crusius, 21, is from the Dallas/Fort Worth area and is currently in police custody.
NBC News reports there were at least 19 people killed, including an infant, in the August 3 shooting with a further 40 injured. Officials said during a press conference there were 20 people dead and 26 injured. Officials also confirmed the existence of a manifesto, which they said is a part of their investigation. They did not confirm the manifesto was written by the suspect.
The state of Texas will lead prosecution on the suspect. They plan to charge him with capital murder. Officials also referenced possible investigations into hate crime, but would not define a motive in the early stages of the investigation.