A former soldier shot the parishioners of the Baptist Church in Texas
Relatives of pogibshie: Reuters
– Former member of the U.S. air force Devin Kelly made a fire in the Baptist Church of the city of Sutherland springs, Texas. Killing 26 people and injured about 20.
Kelly came into the Church during Sunday services, 10:30 local time. In the service there were about 50 people. According to eyewitnesses, it was a young man over 20 years old. He started shooting on the approach to the Church, and one of the locals returned fire. The shooter was later found dead in his own car.
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The authorities are not yet ready to regard the incident as a terrorist act. Kelly was not seen to have ties to terrorist groups.
According to the channel CBS, Devin Kelly was born 21 February 1991. As reported by the Associated Press, while he was a pilot. He “was engaged in the preparedness of the rear of the air base Holloman, new Mexico from 2010 until his dismissal” In 2012, a military Tribunal convicted him of assaulting his wife and child. In addition, in 2014 he was dismissed for disciplinary reasons and was under arrest for 12 months.
The situation following the US President Donald trump, who is currently on a visit to Japan. He called the shooting “a devilish act” and expressed condolences to the families of the victims. Trump has promised that his administration “will provide full support for the state of Texas and all local authorities investigating this terrible crime.”
To pay tribute to the memory of the victims of the shooting American flags will be lowered to 9 November, by order of the President of the United States.