In El Paso, scared Hispanic Americans rush to buy guns

After a gunman killed 22 people and wounded dozens of others, many terrified Texans are buying firearms for the first time The mural on the side of the gun store proclaims: A Savior is Born. Theres a manger scene below the star of Bethlehem and windows festooned with red, white and blue bunting. And above it all a looming AR-15 assault rifle spewing fire. Yet inside Gun Central on Sunday, barely 24 hours after a terrorist gunman killed 22 people and wounded dozens of others in a local Walmart, the expected white Christian nationalists defending the second amendment were not there. Instead there were terrified El Pasoans, mostly Hispanic, buying firearms for the first time. The scene on Sunday at …