El Paso Walmart, victim of shooting, dies, leaving 23 dead

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Almost nine months after a mass shootout against a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, a 23rd victim died. Guillermo “Memo” Garcia died at the Del Sol medical center over the weekend, according to CBS affiliate KDBC-TV.

“His courage, strength and history touched many lives, including those of our caregivers, who fought tirelessly with him and for him every step of the way. We mourn his family and our community, “said the CEO of the medical center. Said David Shimp.

Garcia and his wife Jessica were at Walmart on August 3 to sell lemonade to raise money for a local soccer team one of their children played for, according to KDBC-TV. Garcia was shot twice in the leg and once in the back while protecting his two children, who were also there. Jessica had been shot three times in both legs; the couple’s children were not hit.

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