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Mass Shooting

David Martin Davies / Texas Public Radio

One week after the mass shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, the congregation gathered for its Sunday service to mourn the loss of the 26 lives while also celebrating the faith that brings them together.

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First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs is more than a church for many residents: It’s a place many marked life’s major events. That was the case for Lagena Garcia, who lives just a block away from the church.

Lynda Gonzalez / KUT

This story was updated 12:15 p.m.

On a field that’s normally the sight of Friday night football games, family members of Sutherland Springs shooting victims were embraced by music, and words of support from Vice President Mike Pence and Texas Governor Greg Abbott.


Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

At least 26 people are dead after a mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, about 40 miles southeast of San Antonio.

Lynda Gonzalez / KUT

At home, loved ones are still waiting for survivors to be released from the hospital after the shooting at a Sutherland Springs church Sunday, killing 26 people.


Joey Palacios / TPR News

Updated 8 p.m., Nov. 12

The residents of Sutherland Springs are trying to mend wounds after dozens of people were killed or injured Sunday in the largest mass shooting in Texas history.


President Donald Trump offered a blunt take on Devin Kelley, the mass shooter who opened fire at a church in Sutherland Springs over the weekend, during a press conference Monday in Japan.

Lynda Gonzalez / KUT

Updated at 8:00 p.m. on Nov. 12

Of the roughly 20 wounded, nine patients were brought to University Hospital after Sunday’s shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs. Three children and two adults remain, ranging in age from 4 to 57. Their conditions range from serious to critical.

David Martin Davies / TPR News

Updated at 2 p.m. Tuesday

According to authorities, the autopsy of Texas shooter, Devin Kelley, has found that he was struck by three bullets before he died – two from an “armed civilian,” in the leg and torso, and one in the head, which is consistent with being self-inflicted.

A shooting at a shopping mall in Munich has left at least 10 people dead, including the alleged attacker, and at least 27 people injured, the Munich police say.

Munich police chief Hubertus Andrae said at a press conference Saturday that the suspect was an 18-year-old German-Iranian man born and raised in Munich, armed with a handgun.

A search of the suspect's home turned up "no evidence" of links to the Islamic State group.

Investigators say they're looking into the suspect's mental state.