Texas Church Mass Shooting
At Least 20 Dead
11/5/2017 11:15 AM PST
1:16 PM PT — The Wilson County Sheriff now says about 25 people are dead, including the gunman. An official body count has not been released.
12:15 PM PT — At least 27 people are reportedly dead from the shooting, according to County Commissioner Albert Gamez Jr.
President Trump tweeted that he’s monitoring the Texas situation from Japan. He also sent his thoughts and prayers to the people of Sutherland Springs.
May God be w/ the people of Sutherland Springs, Texas. The FBI & law enforcement are on the scene. I am monitoring the situation from Japan.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 5, 2017
A shooter opened fire at a church in Texas Sunday morning, leaving at least 15 people shot and multiple dead … reportedly including the gunman.
Police and paramedics responded to First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, TX around late morning Sunday on word of an active shooter at the premises. Law enforcement sources confirm to TMZ there are multiple deaths.
Shooting at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. pic.twitter.com/FclGfvwOx9
— Ryan Saavedra 🇺🇸 (@RealSaavedra) November 5, 2017
Early reports say as many as 15 people were shot, if not more … unclear for now exactly how many might be dead. Neighbors reportedly told local media outlets they thought they might have heard the shooter reload at least once.
Around 50 people usually attend the church, according to reports. Police on the scene reportedly said the gunman had deceased, and there was no longer an active threat.
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