Nearly 1,600 miles apart, the cities of El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, have been united in grief and pain by a pair of shootings that left more 30 people dead.

In the Texas border town, a shooter who opened fire at a Walmart store left 22 people dead and more than two dozen injured. Hours later, at an entertainment district in Ohio, another gunman killed nine people and injured at least 27 others.

Here are the stories of some of the victims:

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