FBI Investigating Arson at Three El Paso Churches Serving Hispanics

Nicole Rojas
Sep 24, 2019 - 6:00

The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) is offering rewards of up to $15,000 for information as it investigates a series of arson attacks on three Catholic churches in El Paso, Texas. The three churches, attacked before the deadly shooting at an El Paso Walmart, serve mostly Hispanic and migrant congregants. The FBI’s El Paso Field Office announced a $5,000 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for the arson attacks. The reward totals to $15,000. Investigators said that the unknown arsonists are believed to have used an incendiary device to set fire to the three churches. “We are counting on assistance from members of the community to keep our city safe,”...

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