‘Mass shooting’ reported at Sutherland Springs church in Texas

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Latest: Police are checking for explosive devices at the home of a man suspected of shooting and killing at least 27 people and wounding more than 20 in a Sutherland Springs church on Sunday.

‘At least 27 people killed’ at a Texas church and multiple people injured – including a two-year-old child – after a gunman in full combat dress opens fire during the service

A gunman who reportedly shot and killed an unknown number of people at a Texas church on Sunday has been fatally shot by police, Fox News has confirmed.

The “mass shooting” was reported at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, which is about 30 miles southeast of San Antonio. A witness told KSAT that a man walked into the church about 11:30 a.m. Sunday and opened fire at the crowd of people. The church holds morning worship services at 11 a.m., according to its website.

Constable Thomas Silvas from Precinct 1 in Wilson County confirmed to Fox News there was a “mass shooting” situation and that officials were working on removing the bodies from the church, but did not specify the number of people who were dead or wounded.

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