Texas Church Massacre: Mass Shooting Leaves 27 Dead, 30 Injured, Gunman in Full Combat Gear

Largest Mass Shooting in Texas History

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Update: Shooter identified as Devin Patrick Kelley, 26 year old, married,  ex Bible studies teacher, Air Force veteran (dishonorably discharged). Devin Patrick worked in logistics and supply until he was dishonorably discharged in 2014 after getting court-martialed.

Here’s from the suspect’s Facebook profile, now taken down:

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A mass shooting took place at the Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas on Sunday morning at approximately 11.30 a.m. Multiple casualties were reported as up to 15 people were shot with a  Ruger AR semi-automatic rifle. The exact number of fatally wounded is unknown. The attacker was killed at the scene by local police officers. NBC is currently reporting several people killed. CNN reports 27 killed. FBI arrived at the scene.

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Sheriff Joe Tackitt confirms multiple fatalities.

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According to early reports, the gunman was “in full gear”, dressed in black and wearing a ballistic vest; he reloaded multiple times. Among the victims is a two year old child and at least 6 helicopters were dispatched to help with transporting the wounded to local hospitals.

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This is a developing story, stay tuned.

 

 

  • Fantaman

    Looks like the religion of peace strikes again

    • Gigi Phenomenon

      judging from his profile, the shooter was more like a SJW/antifa type

  • Gigi Phenomenon

    Texas police say the Sutherland Springs church massacre came to an end when a local resident engaged the shooter with a rifle.