Dozens Killed in Shooting at Texas Church, Motive Unknown

At least 26 people killed’ at a Texas church and multiple people injured – including a two-year-old child – after a gunman in full combat dress opens fire during the service

  • At least 27 people were shot dead by unidentified gunman and at least 24 others are being treated for injuries 
  • Police said the gunman walked into the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas and opened fire 
  • One witness told authorities that among those who were shot in the attack was a two-year-old child
  • First Baptist Church Pastor Frank Pomeroy said his ‘beautiful and special’ 14-year-old daughter is among dead 
  • Another witness said the man, who isn’t from the Sutherland Springs community, was dressed ‘in full gear’
  • Police confirmed that the gunman is dead, but it’s unclear if police took him down or if he took his own life  


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