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At Least 26 People Dead After Shooting At Baptist Church In Texas

Authorities say at least 26 people are dead and 20 injured after a shooting at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

The shooting started around 11:30 a.m. local time. Officials said the gunman entered the church during a service. A resident engaged the gunman inside, causing him to drop his weapon and flee the scene.

A spokesman for the neighboring Guadalupe County sheriff's office says the shooter died after a brief chase. 

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At a press conference Sunday evening, officials said the victims range in age from five to 72. They shared a few details about the suspected shooter, but they did not share a name or a motive for the attack.


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