Mass Shooting at a Texas Church
More than 20 (and shooter) reportedly dead.
More than 20 people have been reported dead and more have been reported wounded at a mass shooting inside the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
Details are still unclear. The shooter has been reportedly killed as well.
From the San Antonio Express-News:
Wilson County Sheriff Joe Tackitt told The Wilson County News that the shooter has been killed.
Another local official who wished to remain anonymous said there are at least 25 dead and 15 wounded. Eight of the wounded were transported to Brooke Army Medical Center and and seven others to area hospitals.
UPDATE: Here's the latest on the death count:
BREAKING: Texas public safety officer: 23 found dead in church, 2 outside, one transported and died later; ages of victims 5 to 72
— The Associated Press (@AP) November 5, 2017
UPDATE II: The alleged shooter has been identified:
CBS News reports Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, is the suspect behind the mass shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas
— David Begnaud (@DavidBegnaud) November 5, 2017
President Donald Trump responded with a tweet while he's in Japan:
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