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16 People Shot In Texas Church As Gun Man Opens Fire On Congregation Even Shooting A 2-Year Old

At least 16 people have been shot inside a Texas church after a gunman opened fire during the Sunday morning service.

The shooting happened at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, where around 50 people usually attend service, according to local reports.

Sheriff Joe Tackitt confirmed with KENS 5 that there are ‘multiple casualties and fatalities’.

Witnesses said a man ‘in full gear’ walked inside the church and opened fire just before 10.30am.

Neighbors in the area said they may have heard the shooter reload multiple times.

Another witness at the scene said a two-year-old was also shot in the attack.

According to KSAT, there were at least six helicopters called in to transport victims to the hospital.

 

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Source:  Daily Mail Co UK

 

 

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