- Sheriff of neighbouring county says shooter killed after trying to flee
- Church is in Sutherland Springs, 30 miles south-east of San Antonio
A Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas was the scene of a major mass shooting on Sunday morning after a man walked into the church and opened fire, leaving multiple worshippers dead and many more injured.
It was not immediately known how many people were killed and wounded at First Baptist church in the small town 30 miles south-east of San Antonio, or who carried out the attack. The Wilson County News reported that Wilson County’s sheriff, Joe Tackitt, said the shooter had been taken down.