in the vicinityVideoHow more churches are beefing up security to keep believers safe
Tim Miller, a former Secret Service agent who runs a security service for houses of worship, explains how municipalities can protect yourself better.
President Trump offered gratitude to the members of the community who stopped a shooter at a Texas Church on Sunday morning, namely, the attack that left two Church members dead would have been far worse, if none of the believers had been armed.
An armed man opened fire on the West freeway Church of Christ in White settlement, killing two of the 240 people in attendance, but he was fatally shot almost immediately, when two members of the community fired back.
TEXAS CHURCH shooting GUNMAN HAD “SOMETHING NOT RIGHT’ ABOUT HIM, a WITNESS SAYS
“No more armed members of the congregation to the quick a crazy Church shooter in Texas. If it were not for the fact that there are people within the Church, both of which were armed, and very competent with their weapon, the result would be a disaster have been” Trump tweeted on Tuesday morning. “A big thank you to YOU!”
Jack Wilson, one of the churchgoers stopped the gunman, shared some details on Facebook, saying that the circumstances”, the myself in a position that I would hope no one would have to be, but the evil exists and I had an active shooter in the Church.”
Wilson, who is running for Commissioner for the 3. District, the head of the Church’s security team and a firearms instructor. He said Monday that when the shots began, as the people were in between him and the shooter, who was on, and he wanted to make sure he is not a member meets, as they were directly in front of him.
Video of the incident shows members of the congregation quickly ducked behind benches, what is Wilson a better opportunity to take action.
“I had a clear shot and I was comfortable, and the recording,” Wilson.
CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP
Within 6 seconds, the shooter fired a round, according to Wilson. He told reporters he pulled the shotgun away from the man’s body and attempted to get up above him, in the case of the shooter, what he has.
During a press conference later on Sunday, Lt. Gov., Dan Patrick, the quick response of the Church praised the well-trained “security team”, they called their heroism “unprecedented.”
Wilson said, preparation is the key for those who arm.
“You have to be ready, at all times, in all places,” he said. “And this is what I strive for, this is the way that I teach, this is the way I want people to understand, if you carry a gun for personal protection for yourself or family, or someone else, you need to be aware that it can happen at any time, anywhere.”
Fox News’ Travis Fedschun, Bradford Betz, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.