El Paso Walmart gunman who killed 23 gets multiple life sentences.

The Texas gunman who killed 23 people at a Walmart in 2019 has been sentenced to 90 consecutive life sentences in federal prison.

Patrick Crusius, 24, had pleaded guilty after federal prosecutors said they would not seek the death penalty.

The sentencing follows two days of emotional testimony from witnesses, as Crusius sat face-to-face with survivors and relatives.

It was one of the deadliest mass shootings in US history.

As police escorted Crusius out of the courtroom, Dean Reckard, whose mother, Margie Reckard, was killed in the shooting, exclaimed, “we will be seeing you again, you coward. We will see you again”, the El Paso Times reported.

Over 50 people sat in the crowded courtroom in El Paso on Friday morning, while more gathered into an overflow area outside to watch the long-awaited sentencing.

Armed with an assault-style rifle, Crusius was targeting mostly Hispanic shoppers when he killed 23 and injured 22 more in the US-Mexico border town of El Paso.


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