‘Mass shooting’ reported at Sutherland Springs church in Texas

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A shooter opened fire at a church in Texas throughout Sunday services, leading to several reported casualties.

By Express News Desk| Updated: November 05, 2017

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A shooter opened fire at a church in Texas throughout Sunday services, leading to several reported casualties.

The attack took place at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs in Wilson County.

Regional ABC affiliate KSAT 12 reported the shooter got in the church at around 11:30 regional time and started shooting.

The shooting was reported initially Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, which has to do with 30 miles southeast of San Antonio. A witness informed KSAT that a guy strolled into the church about 11:30 a.m. Sunday and opened fire at the crowd of individuals. The church holds early morning praise services at 11 a.m., inning accordance with its site.

Constable Thomas Silvas from Precinct 1 in Wilson County validated to Fox News there was a “mass shooting” scenario which authorities were dealing with eliminating the bodies from the church, however did not define the variety of individuals who were dead or injured.

Silvas did not supply more information on the event.

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” We have actually accepted a variety of clients from the shooting,” Megan Posey, a spokesperson for Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville, 15 miles from church, informed Fox News. She stated she did not have a particular number. She stated medical professionals were evaluating the clients.

Helicopters and emergency situation workers were seen coming to the scene.

‘Mass shooting’ reported at Sutherland Springs church in Texas

Texas Governor Greg Abbott tweeted quickly after the event was reported: “Our prayers are with all who were hurt by this wicked act. Our thanks to police for their reaction. More information from DPS quickly.”