Orphaned El Paso toddler grows up in shadow of massacre, coronavirus
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - An infant boy who survived a shooting last year that left his parents and 21 others dead now likes to thumb through picture books and dance to a Batman jingle with his grandmother.
His uncle says the toddler, Paul Anchondo, probably won’t learn for years what happened to his parents in an event that many El Paso residents still struggle to comprehend.
Tito Anchondo says the attack at a Walmart a year ago opened his eyes to violent racial tensions in the U.S. that he had not noticed in El Paso.
Authorities say the gunman was targeting Latinos.