Multiple news organizations are reporting a mass shooting inside a Sutherland Springs, Texas church.
A single shooter walked into the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs and opened fire, Wilson County Commissioner Albert Gamez Jr. told NBC News. [..]
Several other law enforcement sources familiar with the investigation also said “multiple” people had been killed, with as many as 15 injured. The FBI and ATF were headed to the scene, the sources said.
The gunman is reported to be dead. The number of victims is still unclear.
Source in TX tells me as many as 10-15 dead in church shooting in Sutherland Springs, near San Antonio; suspect is down
— Jesse Rodriguez (@JesseRodriguez) November 5, 2017
Texas county commissioner tells @NBCNews “there are a lot of fatalities” at church shooting, estimating 24 dead. “The shooter is deceased.”
— Peter Baker (@peterbakernyt) November 5, 2017
We will update with more information as it becomes available.
Little information has been forthcoming, but NBC now reports:
“Approximately 25 people” were deceased, including the shooter, following the shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Wilson County Sheriff Joe Tackett told NBC News.
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