El Paso police looking to identify 'hero' who saved lives, including a baby, at Walmart massacre originally appeared on abcnews.go.com
El Paso police are looking to identify a man they say heroically saved lives, including a baby, during this month's
The city's police department posted a grainy surveillance image of the unknown man on its
Facebook page Thursday.
"We believe this HERO helped save several lives including an infant," it read.
(MORE: Alleged shooter cased El Paso Walmart before rampage that killed 22: Law enforcement officials)
"Crimes Against Persons is requesting the community’s help in identifying the person in the picture," police said. "His actions at Wal-Mart were critical and lifesaving, he needs to be identified and interviewed by investigators."
Police ask anyone with information about his identity to call 915-212-4040.
PHOTO: Police stand at attention during a shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, Aug. 3, 2019. (Ivan Pierre Aguirre/epa-efe/rex/Ivan Pierre Aguirre/EPA-EFE/REX)
PHOTO: Law enforcement agencies cover the exits of a Wal-Mart where a shooting occurred near Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, Aug. 3, 2019. (Joel Angel Juarez/AFP/Getty Images)
More (MORE: Husband welcomes strangers to funeral of El Paso shooting victim Margie Reckard with no family nearby) Twenty-two people were killed and dozens more were injured in the Aug. 3 shooting at a Walmart near the Mexican border. The gunman allegedly cased the store to look for Mexicans to kill before he carried out the attack, according to law enforcement officials.
PHOTO: Police tape strung across an intersection behind the scene of a shooting at a shopping mall in El Paso, Texas, Aug. 3, 2019. (Rudy Gutierrez/AP)
PHOTO: Police keep watch outside Walmart near the scene of a mass shooting, Aug. 3, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)
More (MORE: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott forms domestic terrorism task force in response to El Paso shooting)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said this week he's
forming a domestic terrorism task force to "combat these hateful acts."
PHOTO: Edie Hallberg, center, speaks with police officers outside the Walmart store as she's looking for her missing mother Angie Englisbee, 87, who was in the store during the shooting in El Paso, Texas, Aug. 3, 2019. (Andres Leighton/AP)
More ABC News' Aaron Katersky and Josh Margolin contributed to this report.