Investigators work at the scene of a mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Sunday Nov. 5, 2017. A man opened fire inside of the church in the small South Texas community on Sunday, killing more than 20 people.(Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
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Investigators work at the scene of a mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Sunday Nov. 5, 2017. A man opened fire inside of the church in the small South Texas community on Sunday, killing more than 20 people.(Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
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These two images widely distributed on social networks on November 06, 2017, allegedly show 26-year-old Devin Kelley who walked into the church in Sutherland Springs with an assault rifle on November 05, killing 26 people and wounding 20 more.    
Sunday's carnage in Sutherland Springs, a rural community of some 400 people southeast of San Antonio, came just five weeks after the worst gun massacre in modern US history, when a gunman killed 58 people at an open-air concert in Las Vegas. / AFP PHOTO / OFF / - / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE -  NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

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These two images widely distributed on social networks on November 06, 2017, allegedly show 26-year-old Devin Kelley who walked into the church in Sutherland Springs with an assault rifle on November 05, killing 26 people and wounding 20 more. Sunday's carnage in Sutherland Springs, a rural community of some 400 people southeast of San Antonio, came just five weeks after the worst gun massacre in modern US history, when a gunman killed 58 people at an open-air concert in Las Vegas. / AFP PHOTO / OFF / - / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS -/AFP/Getty Images
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Presser update from Stockdale City Hall, on church shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, TX, Multiple people have been killed and many more injured.   Exceptions: Embargo - Live signals of PLANNED, non-breaking news events - where TWC is the only affil covering the event live - are not available for distribution via Newsource live channels.  The live signal can, however, air live on CNN networks, and be turned as tape on Bitcentral once the event ends.  This policy can be overridden with special permission from the station.  Additional Embargo:    Additional Source(s):    Date Shot: 11/5/2017   Shipping/Billing Info:       Description:   Projects:   None  Cost Center:   Atlanta National Desk / 20100101    Created By: gemontgomery  On: 1509915475  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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Presser update from Stockdale City Hall, on church shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, TX, Multiple people have been killed and many more injured. Exceptions: Embargo - Live signals of PLANNED, non-breaking news events - where TWC is the only affil covering the event live - are not available for distribution via Newsource live channels. The live signal can, however, air live on CNN networks, and be turned as tape on Bitcentral once the event ends. This policy can be overridden with special permission from the station. Additional Embargo: Additional Source(s): Date Shot: 11/5/2017 Shipping/Billing Info: Description: Projects: None Cost Center: Atlanta National Desk / 20100101 Created By: gemontgomery On: 1509915475 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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At least 26 people are dead after a gunman opened fire during Sunday service at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, a small community east of San Antonio. Here’s what we know so far about what happened, according to state and local officials.

Around 11:20 a.m., the suspect was spotted at a Valero Gas Station across the street from the church

He was dressed in black “tactical-type gear” and wearing a ballistic vest, officials said.

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The suspect crossed the street in his car, got out and began firing.

He fired in front of the church, then moved to the right side of the building and kept shooting.

The suspect entered the church and continued shooting.

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A local resident confronted the gunman as he left the church.

A man who lives next door to the church grabbed his own rifle and engaged the suspect, officials said. The gunman dropped his “Ruger AR assault-type rifle” and fled. The neighbor chased after the gunman, police said.

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Police briefly chased the gunman into a neighboring county.

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The chase ended when the shooter crashed his car about eight miles from the church.

The suspect was found dead in the vehicle.

Police don’t know if the suspect died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound or if he was shot by resident who confronted him.

“We are dealing with the largest mass shooting in our state’s history,” Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said.