The victims of the shooting in Texas were at least 20 people, media reported

MOSCOW, 5 Dec — RIA Novosti. The victims of the shooting in the Church in the us state of Texas were 27 people, injuring more than 24, according to ABC News, citing local authorities.

According to NBC, district Commissioner, Wilson albert Geymz said that the dead can be 24. According to the channel, injuring at least 15 people. Another representative of the local authorities Larry Wiley told Fox News that the victims could be from 20 to 24 people, including children.

At the scene arrived employees of FBI. As reported by local TV station KSAT, for the transportation of victims involved six helicopters.

Around 11.30 am local time (20.30 GMT) unknown opened fire at a “First Baptist Church”, located in the Texas community of Sutherland springs and 40 miles from San Antonio in the South of the state. The man was shot by police.

As locals told the TV station KSAT, at this time of the morning service attended by about 50 people.

This is the scene outside of the church in Texas: 27 dead 24 injuredpic.twitter.com/tIc1Qn4UGv
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