Breaking: Massacre as children among more than 20 shot dead at American church


first_imgThere has been another massacre in America after 20 people attending church were killed. A man opened fire inside a church in a small South Texas community on Sunday, killing more than 20 people, including children, and wounding at least 20 others.Authorities said the man walked into the First Baptist Church, a white, wood-framed building, during the morning service and began shooting at the 50-strong congregation. Some reports put the number of dead at 27.Wilson County Sheriff Joe Tackitt told the Wilson County News that the gunman was then “taken down” after fleeing the scene of the massacre in Sutherland Springs.Emergency services converged on the church in the small town south east of San Antonio and helicopters were taking victims to hospitals.A woman who was working close to the church said that the mass-shooting “doesn’t make sense.” Breaking: Massacre as children among more than 20 shot dead at American church was last modified: November 5th, 2017 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more