Gunman’s in- laws ‘ missed massacre’
26 DEAD IN TEXAS SHOOTING
wounded. “He just walked down the centre aisle, turned around and my understanding was shooting on his way back out,” said Mr Tackitt. “It’s unbelievable to see children, men and women, laying there. Defenceless people.” Mr Tackitt told CNN the gunman’s former in- laws attended services at the church “from time to time” but Devin Kelley were not there on Sunday. The gunman has been identified by officials as Devin Kelley, who was later found dead in his vehicle. It is unclear whether he took his own life. A CONNECTION has emerged between the gunman and a Texas church where 26 people were killed as police described the victims as “defenceless people”.
A gunman dressed in black tactical- style gear and armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside the small church before killing people aged between five and 72 in the state’s worst ever such atrocity.
Once the shooting started on Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, there was probably “no way” for churchgoers to escape, said Wilson County Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt Jr. About 20 others were Investigators recover bodies at the First Baptist Church