Two dead in Texas church shooting; shooter killed
The shooting took place at about 11:50 am (local time), during the morning service on Sunday
Houston: A gunmen pulled out a shotgun and opened fire on worshippers at a church during Sunday service in Texas, killing two people before being fatally shot by armed members of the congregation, the authorities said.
The shooting took place at about 11:50 am (local time), during the morning service on Sunday. According to the authorities, the gunman pulled out a shotgun at the West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement, a suburb of Fort Worth, and begun firing.
The two churchgoers who were shot died later in a hospital, police said. Video footage showed the gunman stand up and speak to a man nearby, who gestured at another parishioner. The gunman then fired at the man he gestured toward.
The gunman fired again, at the man he had spoken to, before a member of the congregation acting as a security guard returned fire with a shotgun, immediately felling the attacker. Several other parishioners also produced handguns and trained them on the attacker.
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