At Least 27 People Reported Dead in Texas Church Shooting – Gunman Killed by Police

A mass casualty shooting near San Antonio, Texas, left at least 27 people dead and dozens injured. Reports from Sutherland Springs, Texas, indicate that multiple people have been taken to area hospitals. The gunman is reported to be dead after deputies cornered him about five miles from the scene.

Update 3:17 p.m.: KSAT reports a witness claims to have seen the shooter enter the church and open fire on the crowd:


KENS5 Video Screenshot of scene where police reportedly shot and killed the gunman from the Sutherland Springs church.

Update 3:10 p.m.: KENS5 reports victims are being transported to University Hospital in San Antonio in addition to the other hospitals reported earlier.

Update 3:07 p.m.: Reports indicate that Texas Rangers are taking the lead on the investigation at this time. A press conference is scheduled for the near future. FBI officials are expected to release a statement shortly.

Update 3:05 p.m.: Amanda Mosel told the San Antonio Express-News that the gunman gunned down her 13-year-old goddaughter.

U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio, told the local newspaper: “Terrible news coming out of Sutherland Springs, TX. I’m monitoring developments and am praying for the shooting victims.”

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