26 people killed in Texas shooting at Baptist church in America, Gun violence suspected

On Sunday, gunman clad in all black opened fire on the parishioners. Massive firing turned small town east of San Antonio into a crime scene with the killing of 26 people. According to reports, a gunman wearing a ballistic vest strapped to their chest opened fire targeting people in a small Baptist church in Texas, Sutherlands Springs. The police officials identified the gunman as Devin Patrick Kelley, aged 26 years.

However, the investigation is underway and officials also spoke on the situation. The officials said Devin Patrick Kelley has died just after the attack and he was living in New Braunfels, Texas. According to reports, Patrick Kelley has served in the Air Force at a base in New Mexico. In 2012 he was sentenced to 12 months’ confinement and received bad conduct on the charges of assaulting his wife and child. Later on, in 2014 he was discharged.

However, authorities are not clear about the motive of the attack, possibly gun violence is suspected. The attack in a small-town Baptist church in Texas is another horrific incident which took place in just one week in America. Among killed were children, old man, pregnant women, others and left several wounded in blood. America marks the third attack in just one week. Church Pastor’s 14 year old daughter also died due to gun shot wounds.

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Pallavi Parmar

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