KTEP - El Paso, Texas

Special Coverage: Resilient El Paso remembers Walmart mass shooting

Aug 5, 2020

A little girl stands at a makeshift memorial outside the Walmart that was the scene of a mass shooting August 3, 2019.
Credit Angela Kocherga / KTEP News

KTEP's Angela Kocherga hosts an hour special marking the first anniversary of the August 3rd mass shooting. Stories focus on remembering  lives lost and include a remarkable reunion of survivors who have not seen each other since that day. Also a look at how El Paso has demonstrated resilience time and time again, an update on the criminal case and what the mass shooting might mean for the presidential election. We check in with mental health counselor Celeste Nevarez about coping with trauma. UTEP students journalists reflect on how they and  the borderland were changed by the hate crime but found a way to move forward.