THE SUTHERLAND SPRINGS CHURCH SHOOTING
February 10, 2022 11:30 am
On November 5, 2017, a gunman perpetrated a mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs Church in Texas. In the Sutherland Springs Church Shooting 26 people were killed and other 22 were wounded. The attack is said to be the deadliest of all Texas Active Shootings incidents and the deadliest shooting at an American place of worship. It is the fifth-deadliest of all US shootings.
During the church’s Sunday service, the gunman attacked the Church. The shooting however, is said not to be motivated by any prejudice against religion or racism. However, it was found that the shooter had a history of violent behavior and nobody else was involved in the incident with him. He later on died by suicide by a self-inflicted gun wound, which was after shooting 26 victims.