Texas Republican credits Church security team, change in the state law after shooting

close tovideo police: at least two dead, one seriously injured in Texas Church shooting

Christina Coleman has the latest update on the deadly shooting at a Fort Worth Church.

The fatal shot inside a Texas Church on Sunday asked the Republicans on credit the changes in the state law that permitted concealed firearms within the places of worship, after it was revealed that the gunman was fatally shot six seconds after opening fire.


The unidentified shooter killed two when he opened fire inside the West axis of the Church of Christ in White settlement, outside of Fort Worth. Authorities are trying to determine a motive. The police said the shooter entered the Church and sat up before 11 o’clock He got up, took a shotgun and two municipality of shot members, died in a hospital in the vicinity.

Police and firefighters surrounded the scene of a shooting in West axis of the Church of Christ in White Settlement, Texas, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (Yffy Yossifor/star-telegram via AP)

Two armed members of the community, which were voluntarily the security personnel returned fire and killed the assassin.

Britt farmers, the Church, the senior minister, told the Dallas Morning News that the Church lost two “great men today, but it could have been much worse, and I am grateful that our government has allowed us the opportunity to protect us.”

Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, out of eight gun bills into law features included in the June that it allows the legal gun owners of their concealed weapons to places of worship.

The Texas Tribune reported that the state killed the house gave preliminary approval of the bill more than a year after the shooting in a Church in Sutherland Springs 26.

“We have learned many times that it said no such thing as a gun-free zone” state sen. Donna Campbell, co-sponsor of the bill, to the time. “Those that cast with evil intentions are against the law and carry out their heinous acts, no matter what. It makes no sense to disarm the good guys and leave law abiding citizens defenseless is to break where violent offenders, the law, to do a lot of damage.”

Texas Lieutenant Gov., Dan Patrick, work at a press conference after the shooting, praised the two volunteer security guards and credited to the changes in state law.

“The immediate responder is the most important thing,” he said, according to the Dallas Morning News. “The citizen responder. For although the chief of the brave officers were here in less than a minute … by the time you got here, the shooting was over. And something always happens that about 50 percent of the shots, our first responders, it is usually over if you get it, no matter how hard you try.”

Democrats like Julian Castro dismissed the recordings as a further terrible result of lax gun laws and poor leadership.

“We can reduce the steps to these terrible attacks just now, we just need our elected representatives have the courage to act,” he tweeted.

Beto O’rourke, the former democratic presidential candidate who has spoken out against the gun violence in the past, tweeted that he was sad to learn about the shooting and said, “Clearly, what we do in Texas, what we do in this country, when it comes to weapons don’t work.”

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