Reports Of A Mass Shooting At The First Baptist Church In Texas

A number of people have died following a shooting at a Baptist church in the US state of Texas in Sutherland Springs – reports.

According to the Associated Press, there have been multiple casualties, however police have ‘taken down’ the shooter.
Local media says the shooter walked into the church around 11:30am and opened fire on those inside who had gathered for the Sunday service, which started half an hour earlier.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has sent a message via Twitter, saying: “Our prayers are with all who were harmed by this evil act. Our thanks to law enforcement for their response. More details from DPS soon.”
A spokeswoman for the FBI’s San Antonio field office has confirmed to CNN that FBI officers are responding to the shooting.
Witnesses have told the Daily Mail roughly 20 shots were fired when the shooting took place.
Pictures and video on social media show a large police and paramedic presence.

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