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Worshippers at a Texas church where the men were put to death to speak out after the attack; and Jeff Paul, to reports form the scene.
The former FBI agent who jumped into action when a gunman opened fire on worshippers at a church in Texas, said Monday that he was placed in a position where he didn’t want to be in it, but had to respond because “it was evil to exist.”
Two men were killed when the gunman opened fire at the West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement on Sunday morning, if you have more than the 240 I had. In just a few seconds, he was shot and killed by two of the members, who fired back.
Jack Wilson, a Hood County resident to run for commissioner in the 3rd District, which is at the head of the church’s security team, has shared some details on his campaign Facebook page, he gave a special thanks to all of you who have sent in their prayers, and to comment on the events of the day.”
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“The events at the West Freeway Church of Christ and was in a position that I would hope that no-one would have to be, but it does exist and I was an active shooter in the church,” he wrote. “I am thankful to GOD that I was blessed with the ability and desire to serve in the role of the head of the security and protection of the church.”
Jack Wilson, ” he said, “was an active shooter in the church” in a Facebook post.
The West Freeway Church of Christ/Courtesy of Law Enforcement via AP/Facebook)
At a press conference on Sunday evening, the White Settlement Police department, Chief J. P. Bevering told reporters that the gunman – who has yet to be confirmed, and had sat down on a pew to get up, take a shotgun and shoot it on a parishioner, who was killed.
A live stream of the church, shows the gunman getting out of a pew and talk to someone at the back of the church, and for pulling a gun and opening fire. “I want you to be able to than heard the scream, and is seen ducking under the pews, or run of paper flying onto the floor.
In this still image from the video can be viewed online, which is due to the enforcement of the law, to church to cover as a congregant, armed with a pistol, the top on the left, takes hold of a man who opened fire in the vicinity of the center in the top right corner of the windows during a service at the West Freeway Church of Christ on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in White Settlement, Texas.
The West Freeway Church of Christ/Courtesy of-Law Enforcement via AP)
Lt.-Gov. Dan Patrick told reporters on Sunday that the church and the team has responded “quickly” and within six seconds the situation was over.
“Two of the parishioners who had been members of the security force drew their weapons and took on the killer’s right, it saves untold number of lives,” Patrick said.
In a briefing with reporters on Monday morning, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said that it was his understanding that Wilson was the one who shot the gunman to death. Paxton added that after a meeting with the members of the congregation, he saw that Wilson had been given to the training of others in the church, as he had been to a shooting range.
“They have all the right things, and she is a model of what churches and other businesses need to focus on it,” he told reporters.
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On his Facebook page, Wilson gives us his personal history as a small business owner for 30 years, and served on the negotiating proposals and contracts for a major defense company. He said that, he has also served as a Hood County Reserve Deputy Sheriff from 1980 to 1986. It was not immediately clear when he was serving as a special agent for the FBI, but he said that he had sworn an oath to support and defend the Constitution “multiple times” in the beginning, in 1965, when he was in the National Guard, a reserve deputy for the Hood County Sheriff’s Department, and the “several times” by the Department of Defense security Clearances in the beginning of 1965 to 1995.
“I have sworn to the oath and still live by the hippocratic oath today,” he wrote.
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In the Facebook post on his personal story, he added: “I will continue to work with Federal, State, and local levels of law enforcement.”
Wilson, who had earlier posted on Facebook that he is “totally” is from the President of the Trumpet, he said his mission was to run for the county office to be open to the public, with honesty and integrity, in order to help provide the essential services to be provided by means of a more efficient and effective use of County resources and be accountable to the citizens of Ward 3 and the citizens of Hood County.”
The auditor said his wife of 51 years, raised his family in the Granbury/Hood County for the last 42 years and are the proud parents of three daughters, and all the “blessed are grandparents of 10 and one great-grandchild.
The police and fire departments around the scene of a shooting at the West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement, Texas, on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (Yffy Yossifor/the Star-Telegram, via AP)
“I feel like I have the knowledge and the passion to help the growing county, the location of all of the residents can be proud to call home,” he wrote.
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While the authorities have not yet identified those killed in the shooting, and Tiffany Thomas, told Dallas TV station KXAS that she and her father, Anton “Tony” Wallace, was one of the victims of the attack. She told me that her father was a deacon in the church, and had just moved out of the community as well as the gunman approached him.
“I ran up to my father, and the last thing I remember is him asking for oxygen, and I was just holding him and telling him that I loved him, and that he was going to do,” Wallace said.
Thomas said her father was rushed to the hospital, but he did not survive.
The second one parishioner, who also died in the shooting, was identified by CBS News as Richard White.
“I’m very sad at the loss of two dear friends, and brothers and sisters in CHRIST, but the evil exists in this world, and I and the other members are not going to hurt you to succeed,” Wilson wrote in the beginning of the following Monday. “Please pray for all the members and their families at this time. Thank you all for your prayers and understanding.”
Gov. In fact, Greg Abbott has asked the state to pray for the victims, their loved ones and the community of White Settlement, located about 8 km north-west of Fort Worth.
Places of worship are intended to be for the holy place, and for that I am grateful to the members of the church who have acted quickly to take down the shooter and prevent further loss of life,” Abbott said in a tweeted statement.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.