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People were evacuated from the Walmart where a shooting occurred near Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, Saturday. Photo: Joel Angel Juarez/Getty Images

Chaos erupted at a Walmart packed with shoppers seeking school supplies on Saturday morning, as police responded to reports of an active shooter at the store and at a nearby shopping mall in El Paso, Texas.

The latest: Gov. Greg Abbott said at a press conference Saturday that 26 people were injured in the shooting. A white man, identified as 21-year-old Patrick Crusius from the Dallas area, was arrested without incident, AP reports.

Melody Stout, Hannah Payan, Aaliyah Alba, Sherie Gramlich and Laura Barrios comfort each other on Saturday evening during a vigil for victims of the shooting in El Paso.
Walmart customers are escorted from the store following the shooting. Photo: Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP
Walmart employees react after the shooting. Photo: Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP
El Paso Police Department Sgt. Enrique Carrillo briefs media on the shooting. Photo: Joel Angel Juarez/Getty Images
Law enforcement agencies cover the exits of the area where the shooting occurred near Cielo Vista Mall. Photo: Joel Angel Juarez/Getty Images
A Customs and Border Protection helicopter flies over the scene in El Paso on Saturday. Photo: Joel Angel Juarez/Getty Images
Police gather next to an FBI armored vehicle at the Cielo Vista Mall. Photo: Joel Angel Juarez/Getty Images
Law enforcement response. Photo: Joel Angel Juarez/Getty Images
Kendall Long, 24, a witness who heard gunshots, speaks to media after Saturday's shooting. Photo: Joel Angel Juarez/Getty Images
El Paso Police Department Sgt. Robert Gomez briefs reporters. Photo: Joel Angel Juarez/Getty Images
Law enforcement agencies cover the exits of the Walmart. Photo: Joel Angel Juarez/Getty Images

Editor's note: This article has been updated with more photos and details of the shooting.

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In photos: Twin Cities on edge after Daunte Wright shooting

Police officers form a line as they face off with demonstrators protesting the death of Daunte Wright outside the Brooklyn Center police station on April 12 in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images

There were tense scenes in the Twin Cities suburb of Brooklyn Center Monday night, after demonstrators defied a 7 p.m. curfew to protest for a second night the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright.

The big picture: The curfew was announced following a night of protests and unrest over the killing of Wright, 20, during a traffic stop Sunday. Following peaceful protests and a daytime vigil, police again deployed tear gas during clashes with protesters Monday night, according to reporters on the scene.

Japan to release Fukushima water into sea

People near storage tanks for radioactive water at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, in 2020. Photo: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images

Japan's government on Tuesday announced plans to release more than 1 million metric tons of contaminated water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean following a treatment process.

Why it matters: While the Biden administration has said Japan appears to have met globally accepted nuclear safety standards, officials in South Korea, China and Taiwan, local residents, those in the fishing industry and green groups oppose the plans, due to begin in about two years, per the Guardian.

In photos: Life along the U.S.-Mexico border

Children at the border of the Puerto de Anapra colonia of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, hang on a border fence and look to Sunland Park, N.M. Photo: Russell Contreras/Axios

Axios traveled to McAllen and El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, to see how the communities are responding to an increase of migrants from Central America.

Of note: The region in South and West Texas are among the poorest in the nation and rarely are the regions covered in depth beyond the soundbites and press conference. Axios reporters Stef Kight and Russell Contreras walked the streets of McAllen, El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez to record images that struck them.