Local Psychologist Explains Effects of Tragic Events Following Shootings

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WESLACO - Events like the El Paso shooting over the weekend can have lasting effects.

CHANNEL 5 NEWS spoke to licensed psychologist Joseph McCoy about the effects.

"If you were somebody that was right there and saw some pretty tragic things you're going to feel bad for a while and it may feel unbearable for a few days,” he says.

Mccoy adds parents should keep a careful eye on their kids even in the Rio Grande Valley. 

He adds parents shouldn't be surprised if their child is nervous about visiting their local Walmart.

For more information watch the video above.


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