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At Least 26 Dead After Gunman Opens Fire In South Texas Church

In the small community of Sutherland Springs, a gunman opened fire at a church late Sunday morning. Gov. Greg Abbott said in a press conference Sunday night that at least 26 people have been killed.

Updated at 7:41 p.m. ET

Federal authorities are responding to a shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, a small community southeast of San Antonio.

In a press conference Sunday night, an official from the Texas Department of Public Safety described the scene: Around 11:20 am, the suspect, dressed in black, approached the church and began firing

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