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we think giving stuff away is nice. but not your identity or your savings. which is why our fraud watch network has tips and tools to protect you and your family from fraud. today's the day to take action and aarp is here to help. good morning, america. breaking news. twin massacres. a gunman opens fire in dayton, ohio hours after the carnage at a texas walmart. the second mass shooting in less than a day. nine people killed when a gunman goes on a rampage in the popular downtown dayton area filled with people enjoying a summer evening. >> we got shots fired. we got multiple people down. we're going to need multiple medics. >> the injured rushed to hospitals. what we're learning about the shooting this morning. as we said though, this is a back-to-back tragedy. just hours earlier a gunman going on a relentless shooting rampage in el paso, texas, gunning down dozens of people,
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killing at least 20. >> the situation, needless to say, is a horrific one. >> shoppers running for their lives. >> ak. somebody got shot. >> diving for cover as shots ring out. >> survivors traumatized, now sharing those terrifying moments. >> he's going for blood. he's going for death. >> we're learning about the victims this morning with several still fighting for their lives. >> this is not a sprint. this is going to be a marathon. >> new details about the alleged shooter described as a man on a mission. sources identifying the suspect as investigators look into a potential motive. >> it has the nexus at this point in time to a hate crime. >> and this morning, el paso strong. >> our community will not be defined by this senseless, evil act of violence. >> the community banding together. >> we are a special community. >> lining up to help and remembering the victims
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overnight with a prayer vigil. >> we have live team coverage from el paso with all the latest. and good morning, everybody. once again in america we are waking up to horrifying news involving mass shootings. this time two in 24 hours. >> overnight at least nine people killed in dayton, ohio where a gunman opened fire in a part of town filled with bars and restaurants. just hours before that, at least 20 killed in el paso, texas when a young man allegedly went on a rampage at a walmart. >> the shooter first opened fire outside the store. then he went inside where he stalked people in the aisles. this morning the suspect is in custody. >> according to the el paso police chief, authorities are examining what the chief has called a manifesto believed to have been written by the shooter. the chief says the document shows a possible, quote, nexus
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to a hate crime. law enforcement sources also tell abc news that the suspect said he wanted to shoot as many mexicans as possible. >> the shock and sadness immediately evident across the state of texas. the headline in "the dallas morning news," so many bodies. and overnight, the texas rangers baseball team holding a moment of silence for the victims. >> we have team coverage of both these mass shootings this morning. we'll go live to el paso in a moment where we will hear from some of the survivors, but we start here with the latest on the overnight shooting in dayton. abc's maggie rulli is here with more. >> eva, good morning. the fbi is on the scene right now in dayton. they're working with local police and this is all happening as we're starting to hear more from witnesses who were on the scene and they describe those early morning hours as chaos. >> reporter: this morning, at least nine dead, dozens injured after a shooting in dayton, ohio. >> we got shots fired. we got multiple people down. we're going to need multiple medics.
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>> reporter: one man capturing the sound of gunfire as he sat in his car. >> we have looks like nine or ten shots. >> reporter: police say the shooter wearing body armor and armed with a long gun and high capacity magazines opened fire just after 1:00 a.m. as people were out at restaurants and bars in a popular area of downtown. >> this is a very safe part of downtown. >> reporter: officers already patrolling nearby quickly responded, blocking off roads. >> we need first medic at ned peppers right now. we got several down. >> reporter: paramedics rushing to give first aid to some victims out on the street. >> most of us can't get to our cars because there were bodies scattered all over across the street from our cars. so we can't -- people that were shot, hit, innocent people. >> reporter: police killing the gunman. >> we're working on identifying the suspect to see what the possible motivation might have been. >> reporter: the community is left in shock as authorities search for answers. >> we can't get home to our families now and now those people aren't going home to their families either. >> the convention center in town
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has been set up as a staging area to help those families meet up with their loved ones. we keep hearing this morning that the area where this happened is known for being safe. it's known as a popular tourist destination. right now the community is just in disbelief. >> of course. unbelievable. maggie, thank you very much. we turn now to the violence that unfolded just hours earlier at that walmart in el paso, another place people thought was safe. the gunman described by one witness as a man on a mission, opening fire on shoppers, many of them simply engaged in back to school shopping. we're going to hear from the survivors coming up but we start with abc's marcus moore who's right there at the scene. marcus, good morning to you. >> reporter: well, dan good morning. the sun is coming up here in el pa paso, and one of the most striking things you see this morning is all of the cars in the parking lot in the distance just behind me. this scene is almost just as it was on saturday morning when police say that suspect opened fire on innocent people. this morning, new video
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capturing the chaos of a gunman's vicious attack at an el paso walmart. the suspect killing at least 20 people and injuring more than 26 others. >> ak. somebody just got shot. >> reporter: these surveillance images obtained by ktsm appearing to show the alleged gunman walking through the store's front doors with his weapon pointed ahead. >> heard a gunshot, one shot heard. >> reporter: the first 911 calls coming in at 10:39 saturday morning. the attack would go on for six terrifying minutes before police got to the scene. inside the store at the time, 1,000 to 3,000 shoppers along with 100 employees. >> we heard, like, shots, like three shots, boom, boom, boom, one, two, three. >> we need tactical units to go ahead and start responding to get support at walmart. get people at doorways, get people holding in hallways. >> reporter: the wounded ranging in age from just 2 to 82 years
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old. some of the injured seen here being seen rolled out on carts to get medical help. customers in other stores at the cielo vista mall quickly rushed out while officers worked to find the shooters. >> i heard it closer and louder and that's when i realized, okay, this is, like, serious. >> reporter: the suspect who allegedly drove more than 600 miles from allen, texas, taken into custody just over 20 minutes after the first shots rang out. >> the person that was taken into custody was taken into custody without incident and no law enforcement personnel fired their weapons. >> reporter: law enforcement officials tell us the alleged shooter is 21-year-old patrick crusius of allen, texas, also saying that an assault style rifle similar to an ak-47 and several magazines were secured at the scene and that after he was taken into custody, the suspect allegedly told investigators he wanted to shoot as many mexicans as possible. when asked if the political environment could have contributed to the attack, the texas governor pivoted. >> i think we need to focus more on memorials before we start the politics. >> reporter: later in the day,
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president trump tweeting the shooting was not only tragic, it was an act of cowardice, writing, i know i stand with everyone in this country to condemn today's hateful act. and overnight, members of the grieving community gathering to remember those 20 lives lost. as police investigate this morning, people are looking for their loved ones. overnight, we met a woman who is looking for her husband. she said that he went to the bank in the store, and his iphone and apple watch are still in the walmart, but she has not found her husband. eva? >> marcus, thank you. terrifying moments as bullets started flying. joining us now from el paso is al hall. al, you came face-to-face with the shooter. >> yes, i was. i seen him as he aimed assault rifle ak-47 towards me as he entered the store. >> and how did you manage to escape him unharmed?
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>> from prior experience i kind of knew it took him a couple of seconds for him to raise his gun to aim towards me directly, so i had enough time to duck down with the person next to me and then take cover and run off and take cover again. >> as you were there, did it appear the shooter was targeting specific people or was that shooter just shooting randomly? >> at first when he entered the store he gave me a smirk so i knew -- and aimed directly towards me. so it was directly to me. then he hit the person next to me. they were on the floor and then after that i kind of feel like i was still targeted so i kept moving. then after i lost the person, the shooter, then apparently after that he was shooting generally towards everybody. >> what goes through your head when someone walks into a walmart? i mean, that's a place that so many people go to on a saturday morning. >> what went through my head, the first thing was i heard the shots so i assumed it was firecrackers. then i noticed there was no pattern so i assumed it was a
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handgun, maybe an adolescent that was just shooting off rounds of a handgun. then i heard a burst of 60 rounds and i knew it was an assault rifle or automatic weapon. at that point, that's when i became fragile to the situation, a little frantic. >> our thoughts and prayers are with you and all those people there in el paso, texas. thank you so much, al, for joining us. >> no problem. have a good day. >> harrowing story. overnight in el paso, a prayer vigil for the victims and abc's will carr is at one of the hospitals where people are being treated. will, good morning to you. >> reporter: dan, it has been a heartbreaking morning here. families have been rushing to hospitals across el paso, praying their loved ones survived this attack. this morning, desperate pleas for help. >> i want to just find my mom. i want to know if she's dead or alive or if she's still in walmart. >> reporter: in what marks the deadliest shooting this year. >> she would have called.
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she has 7 kids, 20-something grandchildren and i don't know how many great-grandchildren. >> reporter: witnesses telling the chilling details as a gunman opened fire on thousands of people at this walmart store. bystanders said the gunshots seemed endless. >> he started going pop, pop, pop. he's going -- he had a trigger finger. someone told me he started shooting and as that person is on the ground he shoots again to make sure he's dead. >> reporter: people were desperate to escape. >> people were trying to get out of there, trying to go to the closest stores that they could, trying to push people out of the way or trying to get them to go with them. >> reporter: one woman's heroic actions saved dozens of terrified victims. >> i probably shouted "they're shooting, get out." i believe i pushed people out of the exit. >> reporter: but she wasn't able to help everyone. >> then there was this senior citizen lady that i tried to help and i couldn't and i just told her to move faster and she
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couldn't move faster so i left her there and i needed to get out because the shooter was getting closer and closer and so i was just -- i just told her to get down and hide. >> reporter: nearly two dozen of the injured transported to local hospitals. el paso residents reacting immediately after a call to action from the police department tweeting, blood needed urgently. tons of people answering that call, lining up for hours to donate blood. the victims were rushed to three hospitals across el paso. this morning, more than a handful are still in critical condition. whit? >> we are all thinking about those victims. will carr, thank you so much. police say they're already looking into capital murder charges against the alleged gunman. abc's kyra phillips is in washington with that part of the story and what we're learning about the suspect. kyra, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, whit. witnesses described the gunman as walking towards the walmart calmly and confidently as if on a mission. now investigators are working to determine, as you know, what
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motivation was driving that mission. it's unclear if he's cooperating with law enforcement right now but authorities say that the interview process is still ongoing, and that they are searching his house and social media history for answers. as you have heard earlier, sources are telling us that his goal was to, quote, shoot as many mexicans as possible, so the possibility, whit, that this massacre was racially motivated certainly is a leading theory for investigators right now. >> and kyra, you're learning more about reports of a document linked to the killer that expressed anti-immigrant views. >> reporter: right. and the el paso police chief is saying that investigators are looking into what he is calling a manifesto, and it's believed to have been written by the shooter, whit, saying that it shows a possible nexus to a hate crime. that document expressing fear that white voters in the u.s. will be replaced by hispanics.
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the fbi is currently reviewing evidence right now to determine whether this massacre can actually be classified as a hate crime or domestic terror attack and whether to move forward with federal charges. >> kyra phillips for us in washington, thank you. democratic presidential candidates recording voters in vegas when they learned about the shooting, including beto o'rourke who calls el paso home. abc's rachel scott is in las vegas with how he and his fellow 2020 contenders are responding to the tragedy. >> el paso is the strongest place in the world. >> reporter: it was an emotional response from a presidential candidate horrified by yet another mass shooting. this one in the community he calls home. former congressman beto o'rourke shifting his focus, turning from making a pitch to voters in las vegas -- >> when i was on the city council -- >> reporter: -- to comforting families of victims at a hospital in el paso, joining other candidates in calling out
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president trump's rhetoric as they push for stricter gun control. >> he is a racist and he stokes racism in this country. >> the president of the united states is condoning white nationalism. >> reporter: former vice president joe biden also speaking out against gun violence. >> this is a sickness. this is well beyond anything that we should be tolerating. >> reporter: and senator bernie sanders taking a moment of silence. >> to keep those families in mind. >> reporter: for victims at his campaign stop. >> people that are gun owners, or non-gun owners, they believe in expanded and universal background checks, ending the gun show loophole and also banning, in my view, assault weapons. >> reporter: other democratic candidates weighing in too. >> every day we wait, more people are dying all around america, roughly 100 a day. >> it's too much and it is within our grasp to do something about it. >> reporter: a crowded field finding common ground on what they call an urgent issue.
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>> it is an emergency. everybody knows it and now it's up to the american people whether or not we will rise to the occasion. >> reporter: all of those presidential candidates here in las vegas, a city that unfortunately knows the tragedy of gun violence far too well. the entire democratic field will be invited back here in the fall for a gun control forum as this community marks the second anniversary of the las vegas mass shooting. dan. >> rachel scott in las vegas, thank you. let's bring in abc's chief white house correspondent jonathan karl who's going to be hosting "this week" later this morning. jon, good morning. right now we're in the middle of an all too familiar macabre dance that we do as a country after these mass shootings where democratic politicians come out and call for new legislation on guns and then essentially nothing happens. so is there any reason to believe that this time could be different? >> you know, dan, i covered day in and day out of the battle after sandy hook and i would never have predicted in the midst of that that congress
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would end up doing absolutely nothing on this. so it's hard to say that it will change this time, but i've got to tell you there are indications that the political winds on this have changed. if you look at the polling, dan, just this past may, there was a poll that showed 94% of voters are in favor of universal background checks, 94%. 63% in favor of a ban on assault weapons -- on assault style weapons. so the atmosphere has changed. and one other thing, if you look at the midterm elections -- and this is different. in the midterm elections in 2018, you saw a large number of candidates running explicitly on platforms of strengthening gun laws and winning. >> several of the democrats who are running for president right now are tying president trump to these mass shootings. take a listen to what they are saying. >> does any of this fall at the feet of president donald trump
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and his rhetoric that's been growing over the last couple of weeks, and his alleged racist tweets and other rhetoric? >> yes. we've had a rise in hate crimes every single one of the last three years during an administration where you have a president who's called mexicans rapists and criminals. >> is it fair, jon, to tie the president to this violence? >> well, dan, whether or not it's fair, he's going to have to answer those questions. the bottom line is this president has had rhetoric on immigration and on immigrants that has been deeply divisive, and this is going to be something that he is going to have to answer for. >> something we're going to hear a lot about on the campaign trail, no question about it. jon karl, i know you're going to be talking about it a lot this morning. as a reminder, jon has a big show. he's going to go one-on-one with the acting white house chief of staff mick mulvaney. that's coming up on "this week" right here on abc. jon, thank you again. let's switch gears now and
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get a check of our weather. brittany bell from our raleigh station wtbd is in this morning for rob. good morning, brittany. >> and good morning to you too. right now we are watching multiple fires out west, and one in particular. looking at the clayton fire, that burned about 650 acres. that fast-moving fire is about 75% contained. that heat out west is not helping matters right now, leading to another day of triple digit temperatures. you can see highs near 114 degrees in palm springs. still watching multiple heat alerts stretching from death valley all the way towards phoenix. that heat will not break. over the next few days temperatures staying well above 100 degrees, as high as 119 in death valley. further to the north, a cold front sparking a round of showers and storms across the high plains leading into the midwest. some of those storms could be severe, looking at that risk stretching from wisconsin all the way as far south as south dakota. they could see gusty winds, large hail and maybe even a few tornados. that's a look at what's
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looking at an active start to the week and also we'll have an update on the tropics coming up in a few minutes. >> brittany, thank you very much. great to have you here on a sunday morning. we have new details this morning on the disaster we told you about yesterday on the beach in southern california. three women killed when a chunk of a cliff came crashing down on them. turns out they were all members of the same family. the women are identified as anne clave, clave's mother julie davis and clave's aunt whose name has not yet been released.
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the three women were among the group at had gathered at the grand view beach to celebrate clave's aunt who had recently beat breast cancer. and the kennedy family is making final arrangements for saoirse kennedy hill, the 22-year-old's body returned in a hearse to the family's cape cod compound yesterday. on thursday she was found unresponsive after a possible overdose. her grieving family now awaiting a toxicology report and planning her funeral. and a woman was shopping in that el paso walmart with her 91-year-old mother when those shots rang out, dove for cover underneath a table. she's sharing those terrifying moments in an exclusive abc news interview. >> that's coming up on the show. also, the parents of an american teenager accused of murdering an italian police officer. they're now coming out to defend their season. -- son. why they say people are jumping to conclusions in this case. and three shark attacks in a single day. the hot spot seeing an uptick in shark activity. we'll have that and much more
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good morning. i'm kumasi aaron. today for the first time berkeley will held city led fire evacuation drils. the hour long drill will start at 9:00 in the elmwood
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welcome back to "gma." we are staying on top of breaking news. two deadly mass shootings in less than 24 hours. a horrifying scene in dayton, ohio early this morning. 9 people killed and at least 20 injured when a shooter opened fire in the city's busy night life district. officers quickly closed in on that gunman as he unleashed a barrage of bullets. they say he was wearing body armor and had additional magazines. the shooter was shot dead by police. the fbi is on the ground assisting dayton police as they work to unravel this deadly shooting. this follows a devastating tragedy in el paso, texas.
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at least 20 people were killed and another 26 injured when a young man with an assault style rifle stormed a busy walmart. >> a pair of shootings in america. it's both business as usual and stunning at the same time. we want to go back now to el paso, texas where abc's marcus moore is outside that walmart. marcus, good morning to you once again. >> reporter: well, good morning. we have been learning new information about how all of this unfolded and we know that the suspect according to police was carrying a rifle, and opened fire on innocent people at about 10:39 on saturday morning, and police say they walked right through the front door continuing to aim the weapon at people and shooting. this massacre went on for six whole minutes before police arrived on the scene here. we know that there were between 1,003,000 people in the store when the shooting happened, and this morning, at least 20 people were killed, and 26 others were
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hurt. the suspect has been identified as 21-year-old patrick crusius, and he was taken into custody without incident. authorities tell us law enforcement did not fire their weapons when he was arrested, and the suspect said he wanted to kill as many mexicans as he could. investigators are looking at whether an online posting that the police chief described as a manifesto is connected to this shooting. the suspect is from allen, texas, which is from the dallas-ft. worth area, which that's a ten-hour drive to el paso. one of the key questions is what is his connection to el paso, and more importantly, why would he open fire on innocent victims? whit. >> all right, marcus moore. thank you so much. joining us now also from el paso is sylvia saucedo, who was in that walmart with her 91-year-old mother sylvestra when bullets started flying. thank you both so much for
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joining us. we've been showing this video that you posted, that you recorded online, and other shoppers taking cover underneath tables as the gunfire rang out. take us to that moment. what were you experiencing as you started recording? >> i was very, very scared, especially for my mom. we were having breakfast and we heard the gunshots and we had to get under the table. so the guy started shooting and then we saw him when he was walking in and shot another guy. >> sylvia, i can imagine you're obviously grateful to be okay and alive today, but how are you processing all of this? how are you feeling this morning? >> it's been very difficult. we haven't slept. very scary. she was praying and i could see the -- how scared she was but she kept very calm and i was holding her hand so we were
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praying. oh, it was horrible. >> sylvia, thank you so much for joining us. our hearts are with you and the entire community of el paso. we're thankful that you and your mother were here and able to speak with us this morning. thank you. >> thank you. >> sadly, we've heard these stories time and time again and to have two shootings, deadly shootings in america, different great cities in less than a single day, just devastating. >> right. both of them in places where people thought they were safe. >> and places where people go on a regular basis. >> exactly. let's take a turn now, and take a check of weather with brittany bell who is in for rob this morning. good morning to you. >> and good morning. right now we are watching three systems in the pacific. right now you have erick and gill behind it. those are tropical depressions but flossie is still a tropical storm with 45-mile-per-hour sustained winds. now that latest track a tad bit
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welcome ba welcome back to "gma." the family of one of the teenagers accused of murdering a police officer in rome arrived back in california overnight. they say their fight to see their son gets a fair trial is only just beginning. abc's marci gonzalez joins us from our los angeles bureau with the latest. marci, good morning. >> reporter: whit, good morning. the first thing they did after that 6,000-mile trip home from italy where finnegan elder is being held was share a brief update, saying they've learned more about what led to that officer's death and, in their words, have a plan in place to get to the truth. overnight, the family of one of the two american teenagers accused of murdering an italian police officer, hugging outside of their california home, returning from visiting 19-year-old finnegan elder in a rome prison. >> he was okay, tired, remorseful and scared. he has our full support. we stand by his side.
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>> reporter: a family friend reading a statement on their behalf, calling officer mario cerciello rega's death a tragedy but believing there's more to the story. >> the public has an incomplete account of the true versions of the events. it is said, however, the truth will set you free. we look forward to the truth coming out and to our son coming home. >> reporter: elder is accused of stabbing the unarmed officer 11 times with this seven-inch blade as rega responded to what police call a drug deal gone bad. elder's childhood friend, 18-year-old gabriel natale, also being held in italy in connection to the murder. police say both teens confessed. natale's father tells abc news in a statement, gabriel never imagined there would be a confrontation and did not know his friend was armed. he only became aware of what actually happened after his arrest. natale's lawyers have reportedly filed a request asking a judge to release him while the
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investigation continues. both teens face a maximum of life in prison if convicted. dan. >> high stakes case. marci, thank you very much. coming up on "gma," shark attacks. three of them in one day in florida. what we're learning right here this morning. keep it here. . keep it here. ♪ dealing with psoriatic arthritis pain was so frustrating. my skin... it was embarrassing. my joints... they hurt. the pain and swelling. the tenderness. the psoriasis. i had to find something that worked on all of this. i found cosentyx. now, watch me. real people with active psoriatic arthritis are getting real relief with cosentyx. it's a different kind of targeted biologic. cosentyx treats more than just the joint pain of psoriatic arthritis. it even helps stop further joint damage. don't use if you're allergic to cosentyx. before starting, get checked for tuberculosis. an increased risk of infections and lowered ability to fight them may occur. tell your doctor about an infection or symptoms.
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welcome back to "gma." three people in florida are recovering this morning from shark bites, two of them happening on the same stretch of beach. abc's zachary kiesch joins us with the details. zachary. >> reporter: eva, good morning to you as well. florida continues to be a hot bed for these kind of unprovoked attacks. as you mentioned, two people were bitten within minutes at this same beach yesterday, unsettling news for swimmers as they try to dodge these warm temperatures. this morning, beachgoers in florida are on high alert after three shark attacks on the same day. the first incident happened saturday near miami where a fisherman was bitten and rushed to a trauma center. friends say the man was fishing on a 23-foot boat overnight off key biscayne. and just hours later, two other attacks by new smyrna beach
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known as the shark bite capital of the world. there have been four incidents at the beach in just a last week. saturday, one woman was bitten on the hand. another male was bitten on the foot. this summer has seen a rash shark sightings and attacks up and down the east coast. drone footage captured a shark swimming between two surfers at satellite beach in florida. >> i was yelling to him, hey, there's a shark, there's a shark, and i don't think he heard me because he fell off his board at just the wrong time. >> reporter: in less than a week in jacksonville, surfline.com caught this, the moment 23-year-old pro surfer frank o'rourke struggled to stay above the water after he was bitten. >> you have all the teeth, the rows of teeth, kind of just clamped onto my arm. >> reporter: up the coast in new jersey, a fisher caught this video of a great white, and this weekend, officials in cape cod and nantucket closed several beaches for part of the day after more than ten sharks were spotted. what's even more concerning is
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that august is typically when we see a lot of these attacks. they say get big, get aggressive in the water when this is going on. kind of reminds me of my brother dan here when he gets an assignment he doesn't like. >> what do you do if you're so small that you can't get big? i'm asking for a friend. >> just punch him in the nose. >> it's, you know, been a busy summer. >> absolutely. zachary, thank you so much. we appreciate it. we'll be right back here on "gma" with more of our top stories. i started with anoro. ♪ go your own way copd tries to say, "go this way." i say, "i'll go my own way" with anoro. ♪ go your own way once-daily anoro contains two medicines called bronchodilators that work together to significantly improve lung function all day and all night. anoro is not for asthma. it contains a type of medicine that increases risk of death in people with asthma. the risk is unknown in copd. anoro won't replace rescue inhalers
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"good morning america" is "good morning america" is sponsored by state farm. "good morning america" is sponsored by state farm. talk to an agent today at 800-state-farm. welcome back to "gma" as we recap our top stories. two mass shootings in less than a day. in dayton, ohio nine people killed, more than 20 injured when a shooter opened fire in the city's entertainment district. officers closed in on that gunman in a matter of minutes, shooting him dead. we are learning just this morning that that gunman was
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wearing body armor and had a high capacity gun with additional magazines with him. the fbi is on the scene assisting dayton police. and hours earlier in el paso, texas, 20 people were killed. another 26 injured when a man with an assault style rifle stormed a packed walmart. the suspected gunman in custody this morning. he was not from the area and lived in a town about a ten-hour drive from where that shooting happened. law enforcement sources are telling abc news the suspect said he wanted to shoot as many mexicans as possible. the texas rangers paying tribute to the victims overnight by holding a moment of silence during their game against the tigers. the yankees doing just the same before their game with the red sox. it's a horrifying day here in america and lots of political consequences and ramifications, potentially legislative ramifications as well, and we'll be talking about all of that later this morning on "this week" right here on abc news.
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jon karl filling in for george stephanopoulos. that's coming up on your abc station throughout the country. for the latest on all of these stories, we're always online on abcnews.com and on abc news radio. again, much more later this morning on "this week." thank you for joining us and have a great sunday.
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good morning, i'm kumasi aaron. this morning cal fire says a seeries of brush fires in the east bay are 80% contained. the fires merged into three
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larger fires called marsh complex fire that burned 655 acres. families were forced to evacuate overnight but have since been allowed to return. several road closures coloring marsh road. celebrating jerry garcia. 17th annual jerry day in mclaren park. garcia grew up in san francisco's excelsior district. he died in 1995 but his fans honor his memory every year. the tribute will kick off at 11:00 this morning at the jerry garcia amphitheater. mike is here with a look at what to expect for the forecast purchase upper 50s, low 60s with a little more sunshine as that event unfolds today. hi, everybody. mid to upper 60s along the coast, san francisco, mid-70s, 80s around the bay. east bay low- to mid-90s. pretty seasonal day today. today is one of our warmest days. if you have outdoor activities, maybe put them off to when it's
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cooler later in the week. in fact, away from the coast, temperatures drop a couple of drgs every day. wednesday, thursday, friday, our coolest days a little below average. expect the cloud cover to be a mainstay during the overnight hours. mist and drizzle we're dealing with this morning, we'll have to deal with during our commutes during the coming weeks. kumasi. >> thank you, mike. "this week with george stephanopoulos" is next. we'll see you back here with more news at 9:00.
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>> announcer: "this week" with george stephanopoulos starts right now. massacre in america. two mass shootings just hours apart. >> run, run. >> at least 20 killed and 26 wounded in an attack on the hispanic community of el paso. >> he starts pop, pop, pop, pop. breaking overnight, another mass shooting, this one in dayton, ohio. we'll have the latest on both attacks. congresswoman veronica escobar of el paso joins us along with the two texans running for president. >> this is not normal. it is not acceptable. we cannot just move on from this. >> beto o'rourke and julian castro join us from their home state.

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