26 killed, 20 injured in shooting at Texas Baptist Church

26 killed, 20 injured in shooting at Texas Baptist Church
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The gunman reportedly walked into the church shortly before noon at a morning service and opened fire on the worshippers.

In the US state of Texas, twenty six worshippers have been killed and twenty others injured by a gunman in a Baptist church during Sunday morning services in Wilson County .

The gunman reportedly walked into the church shortly before noon at a morning service and opened fire on the worshippers.

A local official said the shooter has also been killed but he did not provide further details about the circumstances of his death.

The motive behind the killing was not immediately known.

President Donald Trump , who is on his Asia tour, tweeted that the FBI and law enforcement agencies are on the scene and he is monitoring the situation from Japan.

 

 

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