Texas Shooting: “Domestic Situation” Said to Spur Gunman

For The New York Times, David Montgomery and Jose A. DelReal report from Sutherland Springs, Texas, “Law enforcement officers investigating the mass shooting at a church that killed 26 people here said on Monday that ‘a domestic situation’ within the gunman’s family may have motivated the killing.” They write of the horrific scene at the First Baptist Church: “Inside, pools of blood splattered across the small church led back to dozens of dead and dying parishioners.” Freeman Martin, a spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety, said on Monday, “This was not racially motivated, it wasn’t over religious beliefs, it was a domestic situation going on.”

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