When former Vice President Joe Biden commented Sunday night on the weekend's mass-shootings that killed 29 people, he misstated where in the United States they had taken place.
Biden, 76, referred to the rifle massacres as 'the tragic events in Houston today and also in Michigan the day before.' The carnage unfolded Saturday in El Paso, Texas and in the early hours of Sunday morning in Dayton, Ohio.
The Democratic presidential front-runner was speaking to a group of about 75 donors at a high-dollar fundraiser in San Diego.
Sunday night's event took place at the home of businessman Mark Arabo, an advocate for persecuted Iraqi Christians.
El Paso police arrested Patrick Crusius, 21, after the first shooting in a Wal-Mart store. In addition to killing 20, Crusius is accused of wounding 26 others.
Twenty-four-year-old Connor Betts mowed down nine people and injured 26 more at a popular Dayton restaurant hours later.
Joe Biden referred to the 'the tragic events in Houston today and also in Michigan' when talking about the shootings that actually took place in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend
The first shooting on Saturday took place at an El Paso Walmart when a 21-year-old shooter opened fired, killing 20 people and injuring another 26
A second shooting rocked a street in Dayton, Ohio when a 24-year-old gunman killed nine, including his own sister, and wounded 26 more
Biden was speaking at a fundraising event in San Diego when he made the mix up – but this is only one mistake in a long list from the gaffe-prone candidate
'You know what, the president's words have meaning, no matter who he or she is. They are the face of America,' Biden said at the Sunday fundraiser, adding that he does not hold Donald Trump personally responsible for the shooting.