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2018 Awards Entry — Continuing Coverage: Church Shooting In Sutherland Springs

Joey Palacios
Texas Public Radio
Investigators survey the scene in front of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs.

A quiet Sunday church service was interrupted by gunfire when 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelly attacked the congregation of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs.

Twenty-six members of the church were killed, as well as the shooter, when he tried to escape the scene of the massacre.

The Texas Public Radio newsroom covered the developing story with newscasts, features and talk shows.

Nov. 5, 2017

(Time code 00:00) 3:00 PM TPR’s Joey Palacios on NPR national newscast

(Time code 00:36) 4:06 PM TPR’s David Martin Davies on NPR's "All Things Considered"

Nov. 6, 2017

(Time code 01:36) 5:04 AM Norma Martinez on TPR newscast  

(Time code 02:33) 5:10 AM TPR’s David Martin Davies on NPR's "Morning Edition"

(Time code 3:33) 6:04 AM Norma Martinez on TPR newscast  

(Time code 5:07) 6:45 AM TPR’s David Martin Davies on TPR: overnight vigil feature.

(Time code 08:02) 12:06 PM TPR’s "The Source": reaction to shooting.

Nov. 6, 2017

(Time code 11:02) 12:06 PM TPR’s "The Source": How did shooter get his guns?

Nov. 7, 2017

(Time code 12:26) 12:06 PM TPR’s "The Source": Were first responders ready for the mass shooting?

Nov. 8, 2017

(Time code 13:55) TPR’s Joey Palacios: "Vice President Pence Leads Vigil"

Nov. 12, 2017

(Time code 15:36) TPR’s David Martin Davies: "First Church Service Since Shooting"

Nov. 13, 2017

(Time code 16:50) 12:06 PM TPR’s "The Source": How do we cope with trauma after a mass shooting?

Nov. 15, 2017

(Time code 23:45) TPR’s Joey Palacios: "Funeral For Eight Members Of Holcombe Family"

Nov. 16, 2017

(Time code 24:28) TPR’s Carson Frame: "Murky Issues of Military Discharge, Mental Health With Church Shooter"

Nov. 18, 2017

(Time code 25:07) TPR’s Joey Palacios: "5-year old Shooting Victim Works Toward Hospital Release"