Multiple dead in shooting at church in Texas

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Postby BlueScorpion » Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:05 pm

So sad for the casualties, may these people rest in peace, this is so saddening. :cry:

Multiple witnesses told CBS affiliate KENS that several people were shot at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs.

Wilson County Sheriff Joe Tackitt told the Wilson County News that a man entered the church and opened fire. Tackitt said there were multiple casualties and fatalities.

Wilson City Texas Commissioner Albert Gamez, Jr., told CBSN that he heard from an EMS official that 27 people are dead, but he said that number has not been confirmed.

Dana Fletcher, a business owner in the area, told CBS News she saw a "ton" of sheriff's vehicles and ambulances racing down the road. She said she doesn't know what happened but said there was heavy police presence and people were being airlifted from the scene.

The Connally Memorial Medical Center told CBS News it received multiple victims related to the shooting.

Video from KENS showed first responders at the scene, located about 30 miles southeast of San Antonio.

Special agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said they were responding to the shooting.

A law enforcement official said an FBI crisis response team is on scene to offer assistance to local police, CBS News investigative producer Pat Milton reports.

The FBI will be offering evidence recovery, offering to check through databases to see whether this person has any connections to international terror to see if its a terrorist event or a domestic situation, Milton reports. She says officials looking into it but they don't know the motivation at this point.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted his condolences to those affected in the incident.

"Our prayers are with all who were harmed by this evil act. Our thanks to law enforcement for their response. More details from DPS soon," Abbott tweeted Sunday.
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Postby Thriller » Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:10 pm

27,000 people could be killed by guns and America still wouldn't ban them. It's insanity.
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Postby BlueScorpion » Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:15 pm

LATEST: At least 20 people are dead and 30 injured in a shooting at a church outside of San Antonio, Texas. The alleged shooter is dead, law enforcement says.
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Postby Wayne » Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:25 pm

Thriller wrote:27,000 people could be killed by guns and America still wouldn't ban them. It's insanity.
That's how many people are injured in the US by gun crime per year (26.819 in 2015 to be exact) with over 13,000 people killed.

Awful incident in Texas - as if that state hasn't recently been through enough with the hurricane/storms.
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Postby heppolo » Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:53 pm

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Postby SalBoy » Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:59 pm

WTF? :o

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Postby Mainshow » Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:00 pm

I am running out of words when it comes to such attacks.

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Postby stevyy » Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:07 pm

let's continue banning muslims and allow more silencers.

sorry for being so insensitive... but ... I regularly re-watch Jimmy Kimmel's post Last Vegas monologue... he exposed CONGRESS once again for being paid by the gun lobby... and how congress is conistently lowering gun savety in the United States...

now we have this mass shooting and once again... the NRA will pay congressmen and women to decrease gun regulations once more.

I am saddened by the lives that are lost and pray for the victims families.

But all these incidents also made me angry and numb at the time. How can a western society allow this to happen ALL THE TIME?

I can't understand it.

Something has to change... but sane people can say this until the sun becomes white giant... and nothing will happen.

So in conclusion, we have to live with this... and every few weeks we will have to mourn a couple or a dozen or many dozen deaths due to guns and the inability of the politicians to protect their people.
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Postby MusicRecords » Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:10 pm

Oh no not again...
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Postby Hugo » Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:23 pm

RIP :-?

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Postby Wayne » Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:24 pm

^ He did not say that. :evil:
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Postby Hugo » Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:25 pm

Wayne wrote:^ He did not say that. :evil:
He didn't, but I'm sure he thinks it.
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Postby Wayne » Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:26 pm

Oh I thought he did. ;oops:

So what is that, a photoshopped Tweet?
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Postby BlueScorpion » Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:40 pm

Two of the four deadliest shootings in US history occurred in the last 35 days :(
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Postby roeleek » Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:04 am

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Postby JSparksFan » Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:31 am

As sad as this tragedy is, more of these mass shootings will occur if preventative measures aren't taken regarding gun control.
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Postby Ewokguy15 » Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:34 am

There is really no point in talking about any of this, nothing is going to change because certain people in the U.S don't want things to change.
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Postby DOSSOME » Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:46 am

RIP :cry:
Errr...Nice attempt but sit anyway
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Postby MusicRecords » Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:47 am

Ewokguy15 wrote:There is really no point in talking about any of this, nothing is going to change because certain people in the U.S don't want things to change.
Basically :(
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Postby Colbie » Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:58 am

Mainshow wrote:I am running out of words when it comes to such attacks.

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Postby spiritboy » Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:38 am

Awful, senseless killings :cry:

I don't know what can be done to prevent these attacks from happening.
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Postby Fan » Mon Nov 06, 2017 6:04 pm

Mainshow wrote:I am running out of words when it comes to such attacks.

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Postby BlueScorpion » Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:54 pm

Miley Cyrus has been blasted over her rants on Instagram for calling the shoot a "WHITE AMERICAN MALE".
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Postby SalBoy » Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:59 pm

Hugo wrote:RIP :-?

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This is fake Right?

And yeah apparently he had something to do with nazi etc plus he was white but killing so many people at the church is just
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Postby spiritboy » Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:04 pm

Apparently he targeted that church because his ex-wife and her mother attend there. This is a terror attack and he was the terrorist. Simple as that. F***ed up Republicans can deny this as long as they can. I really hope this gun violence hits them in the place that hurt most so that they will stop protecting NRA.
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