Mexicans sue Walmart over shooting in El Paso

Mexicans sue Walmart over shooting in El Paso
Emergency workers tend the injured in the WalMart parking lot, site of the mass shooting in El Paso on 3 August 2019. Video via Twitter, @lambiemark

[Ed. – Another interesting by-product of the Second Amendment: making law and order stable enough that it’s worthwhile for foreigners to sue a big company after a mass killing.  That situation doesn’t exist for Americans in Mexico – although the mass killings are rampant there.]

Mexico’s government said Wednesday it has helped 10 Mexican citizens file lawsuits against Walmart over an August shooting at a store in El Paso, Texas, where a suspected white nationalist killed 22 people.

“The objective of these suits, presented in El Paso county, is to hold the company responsible for not taking reasonable and necessary measures to protect its clients from the attack,” the foreign ministry said in a statement. …

Eight Mexicans were killed and eight wounded in the August 3 attack in El Paso, a city on the US-Mexican border where 83 percent of the population is Latino.

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