Over 27 people killed in shooting at Church in Texas, US

  • Libyan Express + Agencies |
  • Sunday 5 November 2017

Over 27 people killed in shooting at Church in Texas, US [photo: RT.com]

At least 27 people have died after a gunman opened fire at a church in Texas during Sunday services, police say, BBC reported.

The attack happened at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs in Wilson County, BBC added.

Police official Albert Gamez Jr confirmed the number of fatalities to CBS News.

The gunman, who is reported to have been killed in the aftermath, entered the church and opened fire at around 11:30 local time (17:30 GMT), BBC added.

“The details are kind of sketchy but what I know right now, what they’re telling me, like 27 deceased and over 20, 25 injured,” Mr Gomez Jr said, BBC reported.

“They’re talking about the shooter is dead also,” he added, according to the BBC.

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