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Wal Mart kept selling guns after two fatal shootings

​&# 8203;&# 8203;&# 8203; Original title: two shootings in a week, Wal Mart still does not intend to stop selling guns

According to the "Central News Agency", in the past week, two fatal shootings occurred in succession at American retail giant Wal Mart, killing more than 20 people. But so far, Wal Mart does not intend to stop selling guns and ammunition.

It is reported that a gunman with an attack rifle attacked the Wal Mart store in El Paso, Texas on the 3rd, killing 20 people; A few days ago, a shooting occurred at Wal Mart's store in southhaven, Mississippi. An employee killed two colleagues and wounded a policeman because of dissatisfaction.

On August 3, 2019 local time, on the U.S. - Mexico border, hundreds of people lit candles and lit vigils with mobile phones on the U.S. - Mexico border near Juarez, Mexico and El Paso, Texas, to mourn the victims of the shooting in El Paso shopping center and appeal to the U.S. government to strictly control guns.

"Our focus is to support our colleagues, customers and the whole El Paso community," Wal Mart spokesman Hargrove said

After the El Paso shooting, Wal Mart CEO Dong Minglun said on social media that he was "unable to believe" that such incidents occurred twice a week.

He said: "I feel heartache for El Paso, especially the colleagues and customers of store 2201, as well as the families of the victims."

It is reported that Wal Mart founder Walton is very fond of guns. American Gun manufacturer Remington named a hunting rifle after him.

Wal Mart sells guns to hunters and shooters. Wal Mart has adjusted its gun trafficking policy in the past few years, such as stopping selling pistols in 1993.

It is reported that Wal Mart stopped selling semi-automatic rifles in 2015. After 17 people were killed in the shooting at Douglas middle school in parkland, Florida in February 2018, Wal Mart raised the age threshold for buying guns and ammunition to 21.

However, Wal Mart, the largest chain retailer in the United States, has been criticized for hoarding large quantities of weapons.