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These Are The Victims Of The El Paso Shooting

These are some of the stories of the people who died in Saturday's shooting in El Paso, Texas.
Posted at 3:22 PM, Aug 06, 2019

Twenty-two people were killed Saturday in a shooting at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart. Here are their stories.  

Andre Pablo Anchondo, 23, Jordan Anchondo, 24 

The Anchondos were at Walmart with their 2-month-old baby boy. Jordan and Andre moved to protect the baby when the shooting began. He survived. 

Arturo Benavidez, 60 

Benavidez served in the Army and Texas Army National Guard from 1978 to 2001. His goddaughter said he could be stubborn but was "super-super giving, caring." 

Leonard Cipeda Campos, 41, Maribel Hernandez

The couple were shopping after dropping their dog off at the groomer. 

Maria Flores, 77, Raul Flores, 77 

The couple's son told reporters he had tried desperately to reach his parents after the shooting.

Jorge Calvillo García, 61 

García was shot while standing outside Walmart with his granddaughter, who was raising money for her soccer team. García shielded the girls from gunfire.

Adolfo Cerros Hernandez, 68, Sarah Esther Regaldo Moriel, 66   

The couple's daughter described them as loving parents. "I don’t know how long it will take for my soul to heal,” she wrote in Spanish in a Facebook post.

Alexander Gerhard Hoffman, 66 

Hoffman was a German citizen. 

David Alvah Johnson, 63 

Johnson was at the store with his wife and granddaughter. When he heard gunshots, he immediately moved to protect them. They both survived. Johnson's relatives say he'd do anything for his family. 

Luis Alfonzo Juarez, 90 

Juarez was the oldest victim in the shooting. His wife of 70 years was also shot but is expected to survive.

Maria Eugenia Legarrega Rothe, 58 

Rothe was in El Paso to pick up her teenage daughter from the airport. She stopped at Walmart while she was waiting.

Elsa Libera Márquez, 57 

Márquez, a teacher, was visiting family in El Paso. Her husband said she was "the most wonderful of women, a being full of life who will continue to light our path for the time that life gives us."

Ivan Hilierto Manzano, 46 

Manzano was described as a hard worker and devoted husband and father. A colleague said Manzano was passionate about his sales and marketing career. 

Gloria Irma Márquez, 61 

Márquez's aunt said she was a "dedicated mother, grandmother and friend."

Margie Reckard, 63 

Reckard's husband described her as a sweet, loving wife. "When I met her she was an angel and she still is," he said.

Javier Amir Rodriguez, 15 

Rodriguez was a student at Horizon High School in El Paso. His aunt said, "Learning to live with this pain will be hard." 

Teresa Sanchez, 82 

Sanchez was shopping when she was killed. 

Angelina Sliva-Elisbee, 86 

Sliva-Elisbee raised her seven children on her own after her husband died of a heart attack. Her granddaughter described her as a strong woman.

Juan Velázquez, 77 

Velázquez was a father of five. His son said he was hard-working. Velázquez's wife was also shot but is expected to survive.

Editor's note: Family members and the Mexican consulate may have provided different spellings for some names. 

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.