Prosecutors in El Paso, Texas, want to seek the death penalty for the man suspected of killing 22 people and injuring more than two dozen others. U.S. Attorney John Bash said they pursued a civil rights hate crime investigation and “domestic terrorism” against the suspect, who was identified as 21-year-old Patrick Crusius.
This week a federal grand jury in El Paso, Texas, indicted Patrick Wood Crusius, 21, of Allen, Texas, on hate crimes and firearm charges in connection with the murder of 22 people and attempted murder of 23 others at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, on August 3, 2019.
The announcement was made by Assistant Attorney General Eric S. Dreiband of the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Texas John F. Bash, and Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s El Paso Field Office Luis M. Quesada.
“The indictment is based on the August 3, 2019 shooting where Crusius opened fire with an assault rifle and shot multiple individuals in and around the Walmart Super Center in El Paso, Texas leading to the death of 22 individuals and injuring many more.” said Justice Department
The indictment further reports that, on the same date as the shooting, Crusius uploaded to the internet a document he had drafted entitled “The Inconvenient Truth.” The document opened by stating, “This attack is a response to the Hispanic invasion of Texas. They are the instigators, not me. I am simply defending my country from cultural and ethnic replacement brought on by the invasion.”
The shooter, 21 year old Crusius lacked historical background since history tells us that Texas was stolen from Mexico, hence the name of many cities in Spanish like El Paso, where many Mexican were already living in that Mexican territory before Europeans arrived in the United States.
In fact, back when Europeans migrants arrived in the American continent, the Mexicans were kind enough to accept refugees from Europe who settled in Texas. These European migrants eventually created a community within the Mexican territory aka Texas (notice Mexico and Texas both use the letter “X” because is in Spanish native language).
The European immigrants then decided they wanted to be part of the United States Union, but Mexico of course told them they were in Mexican territory.
To make the story short, United States kidnap and tortured a Mexican general called Santana forcing him to sell 40% of Mexico’s territory for pennies.
Of course, Mexico did not recognize that ridiculous contract which was in total violation of their sovereignty. A ccountry with civilization and universities.
To put this into perspective When they were universities and printing press in Mexico, they were only buffalos in New York City.
United States decided then decided to steal 40% off the country of Mexico, and they were able to do so because the U.S. sneaked in Mexico right in the middle of the Mexican Revolution. As an american, one could say there is nothing novel about that, neither something stole it is truly yours.
Fast forward to August of last year, the 21 year old American walks in and decides to clean Mexicans out of Texas history.
Is it really his fault? or he’s just another victim of the failed U.S. education system?
Mexico and the United States have such a long history together, yet the U.S. education system has been so politicized that for so long parts of history have been taken, and continue to do so, from the history books. Important historical events and cultural parts among the two suster countries have been taken out. Like Mexico fighting in World War II a laundromat Estates and was recently Mexican military coming into Texas to help with the flood during the hurricane in 2017.
Then to add to the spread of disinformation, congress GOP decided to demonized Hispanics after the events of September 11th, and then we arrive to now, with Trump, who says Mexican are invading Texas when history shows otherwise.
The indictment charges states that the shooter Crusius willfully caused bodily injury to the victims because of the actual and perceived Mexican national origin.
In total, he received 90 ninety-count indictment charges with 22 counts of hate crimes resulting in death, 23 hate crimes involving an attempt to kill, and 45 counts of discharging a firearm in relation to the hate crimes.
Upon conviction, the charges in the indictment call for the death penalty or life imprisonment. The Attorney General will decide whether to seek the death penalty at a later time. Crusius is currently in state custody pending state criminal charges.
The FBI, with the support of the El Paso Police Department, Texas Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, El Paso County Office of the Medical Examiner, Allen Police Department and Dallas Police Department, conducted this investigation. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Ian Hanna and Greg McDonald of the Western District of Texas, and U.S. Department of Justice Trial Attorneys Tim Visser and Michael Warbel.