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Mass Shootings: Mass Shooting and Death Penalty

mass shootings: El Paso prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for Crusius, who remains jailed without bond, according to CTV. Crusius' defence lawyers did not immediately respond to requests for comment Thursday. Patrick Crusius, 21, of Allen, Texas, was indicted on one count in connection with the Aug. 3 mass shooting that left 22 dead, District Attorney Jaime Esparza said. Attorney Mark Stevens previously said he will use every legal tool available to prevent his client from being executed. The massacre was the first in a series of mass shootings last month that left dozens dead and, again, brought the debate over guns into the centre of American politics. The El Paso County District Clerk's office said Crusius' indictment would not be publicly available until next week because it takes a few days to process and assign the case to a court. ( As reported in the news.