TEXAS CHURCH SHOOTING: Shooter Gets Off Two Shots Before He’s Shot Dead – NO LESS THAN FOUR CHURCH MEMBERS Pulled Guns on Shooter!
As reported earlier by Cassandra Fairbanks two people were killed and one person is in critical condition after a shooting at the West Freeway Church of Christ in northwest Texas.
The shooter was prevented from creating more carnage by armed members of the church, several of whom drew their own weapons in response to his attack, as well as a security guard. It has now been confirmed that the gunman was shot and is one of the two people killed.
No less than four church members, including one guard, pulled guns on the shooter before he caused more carnage!!
Guns Save Lives.
The shooter was dressed in black with a hood over his head before he started shooting.
The church took the video down but it is still posted online.
Updates from Mike Drivdahl, FWFD PIO:
White settlement police got the call at 9:57 am of gun shots.
Three were transported to the hospital in critical condition. One is believed to be the shooter.
He cannot conform any deaths. #whitesettlement #shooting #fortworth pic.twitter.com/F97v4lHqIS
— Kaley Johnson (@KaleyAJohnson) December 29, 2019
The church was livestreaming their service to YouTube when the incident took place, but the video has since been made private. In the video, dozens of terrified worshippers can be seen ducking under pews as the shoot out unfolds.
The church was live streaming its service at the time of the attack. It appears in the video that when one person began shooting, others shot back. https://t.co/3HU29rIOQ2
— WFAA (@wfaa) December 29, 2019
A witness told CBS 11 News that the gunman had shot a server during communion, before being shot and taken down by another church member. The incident took place around 10 a.m. local time.
“It was the most scariest thing. You feel like your life is flashing before you. I was so worried about my little one,” Isabel Arreola, who witnessed the shooting, told CBS.
MedStar spokeswoman Macara Trusty told the Dallas News that one person died at the scene and another died while being transported to the hospital.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a statement about the shooting on Twitter, asking for prayers for the victims.
We are shocked and saddened to hear reports of a shooting at a church in White Settlement.
As reports come in, please pray for any victims and their families, this congregation, and the law enforcement officials at the scene. My office will assist in any way needed.
— Texas Attorney General (@TXAG) December 29, 2019