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4 years ago

Man who stopped Texas church shooter receives highest civilian honor

Jack Wilson took down down a gunman who killed two at a church.
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Jack Wilson, 71, poses for a photo at a firing range outside his home in Granbury, Texas, Dec. 30, 2019.
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Officers told to wear uniforms in church after recent attacks

Following the stabbing at a Hanukkah party in New York and a church shooting in Texas, officers are being encouraged to wear uniforms at church services.
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In this still frame from livestreamed video provided by law enforcement, churchgoers take cover after an armed man opened fire during a service at West Freeway Church of Christ, Dec. 29, 2019, in White Settlement, Texas.
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Suspect in deadly church shooting had lengthy criminal record

Keith Kinnunen, who witnesses said wore a fake beard and dark coat during the shooting, had been arrested for assault in Oklahoma but a court ruled him incompetent to stand trial on charges.
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VIDEO: Suspect in deadly church shooting had lengthy criminal record
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DHS chief was warned 2 weeks before recent attacks on religious persons

The DHS chief was warned of dangers facing religious institutions before a recent church attack.
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In this still frame from livestreamed video provided by law enforcement, churchgoers take cover after an armed man opened fire during a service at West Freeway Church of Christ, Dec. 29, 2019, in White Settlement, Texas.
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Armed parishioner says he's 'no hero,' new details about the Texas church shooter

Two members of West Freeway Church of Christ were killed in the attack.
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Jack Wilson, a former reserve sheriff's deputy, speaks of how he fatally shot a man who opened fire with a shotgun killing two parishioners inside the West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement, Texas, on Dec. 29, 2019.
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'Hero' churchgoer speaks out after taking down church gunman

Jack Wilson, who returned fire from the alleged shooter and struck him down, said he was "doing what I needed to do to protect the people of the congregation."
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VIDEO: 'Hero' churchgoer speaks out after taking down church gunman
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Hero in Texas church shooting that killed 3 recounts stopping the gunman

Two worshippers were killed in the West Freeway Church of Christ attack. Jack Wilson, a member of the church and former reserve deputy sheriff, took out the shotgun-wielding suspect.
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VIDEO:  Hero in Texas church shooting that killed 3 recounts stopping the gunman
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Man who stopped church attack: ‘I don’t feel like’ a hero

Jack Wilson fired a single shot, killing the alleged gunman who began shooting in the middle of service at West Freeway Church of Christ in Texas.
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VIDEO: Man who stopped church attack: ‘I don’t feel like’ a hero
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‘I don’t see myself as a hero,’ says Texas church parishioner

Jack Wilson helped take down a gunman who killed two and injured three others inside a crowded Texas church on Sunday morning.
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‘I don’t see myself as a hero,’ says Texas church parishioner
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Church shooting hero on taking out ‘the evil threat’

Jack Wilson said he was “doing what needed to be done” after a gunman opened fire inside the West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement, Texas.
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Jack Wilson said he was “doing what needed to be done” after a gunman opened fire inside the West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement, Texas.
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Texas church shooting caught on livestream

A gunman who opened fire and killed two people at a Texas church on Sunday was shot and killed by an armed member of the church.
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VIDEO: Texas church shooting caught on livestream
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3 dead including suspect in shooting at Texas church

Two victims have died and four others were injured when a gunman opened fire inside a crowded Texas church on Sunday morning.
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Law enforcement and the media work outside the West Freeway Church of Christ after a shooting took place during services, Dec. 29, 2019, in White Settlement, Texas.
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Deadly shooting at Texas church

At least one victim was killed and several injured when a gunman opened fire inside a church on Sunday morning before he was shot to death by two armed parishioners, officials told ABC News.
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VIDEO: Deadly shooting at Texas church
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Texas church massacre families can sue store where shooter bought gun, judge says

The Nov. 2017 church massacre was the worst mass shooting in Texas history.
5 years ago
A memorial for the victims of the shooting at Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church is shown and includes 26 white chairs, each painted with a cross and and rose, and is displayed in the church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Nov. 12, 2017.
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Firetruck brings boy shot in Texas church massacre home from hospital

Now-6-year-old Ryland Ward was among the injured in the Nov. 5 shooting.
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Sutherland Springs shooting victim Ryland Ward poses from his wheelchair outside University Hospital, Jan. 11, 2018.
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VIDEO: An Air Force review has found "several dozen" cases where the service failed to provide information about criminal convictions to the FBI database used in the background checks for gun purchases.
7 years ago

Air Force review finds 'several dozen' more cases like Texas church shooter

Devin Kelley’s case was "not an isolated incident," the Air Force said.
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This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety shows Devin Kelley, the suspect in the shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Nov. 5, 2017.
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FBI, ATF to conduct review of criminal background check system in wake of Texas church massacre

Jeff Sessions is following up in the wake of the Sutherland Springs shooting.
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A researcher simulates a check done for the National Instant Criminal Background Check System or NICS, at the FBI's criminal justice center in Bridgeport, W.Va., Nov. 18, 2014.
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Funeral held for 9 members of same family killed in Texas church shooting

The Holcombe family included nine of the 26 killed in Sutherland Springs.
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Mourners arrive at the Floresville Event Center to attend a funeral for members of the Holcombe family who were killed in the Sutherland Springs Baptist Church shooting, Nov. 15, 2017, in Floresville, Texas.
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Texas church victims IDs released by authorities

The Sunday shooting was at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs.
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Crystal Holcombe, a victim of the mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
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Texas church shooter's ex-wife says he held a gun to her head

She told "Inside Edition": "I never suspected he would be killing random people"
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Flags mark evidence on the lawn of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Nov. 6, 2017, a day after the mass shooting.
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Texas church survivors and supporters congregate 1 week after mass shooting

Hundreds joined the congregation for services.
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A memorial for the victims of the shooting at Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church, including 26 white chairs each painted with a cross and and rose, is displayed in the church Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community last week, killing more than two dozen.
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VIDEO: Texas church that was site of mass shooting becomes memorial for those killed
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VIDEO: Pastor gives sermon at Texas church that was site of mass shooting
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VIDEO: Texas church shooting gunman's ex-wife called him a 'demon'
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VIDEO: Ex-wife of Texas church shooter speaks out about their abusive marriage
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VIDEO: Pentagon investigating Texas church shooter's past
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Top DOJ official warns about Texas shooter's encrypted phone

Rod Rosenstein said police need to access the shooter's encrypted phone.
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Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein listens during a news conference Oct. 17, 2017 at the Justice Department in Washington.
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Air Force secretary: Texas shooter's offenses should have been reported to FBI

The secretary expects an internal review of the case to be done next week.
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Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein brief the media on the state of the Air Force and the situation with Texas Church shooter Devin Kelley, at the Pentagon on Nov. 9, 2017 in Arlington, Va.
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Man who shot and chased Texas church shooter gives emotional account to police in video

Stephen Willeford, 55, fired some "well-placed shots" in the gunman's direction.
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Stephen Willeford listens during a prayer vigil for the victims of the Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church shooting Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Floresville, Texas.
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Pastor hopes to demolish Texas church to build memorial garden for shooting victims

Pastor Frank Pomeroy's daughter Annabelle was killed in the shooting.
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Pastor Frank Pomeroy and his wife Sherri join a news conference near the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Nov. 6, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Their daughter, Annabelle, 14, was killed in the shooting.
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VIDEO: Stephen Willeford told authorities he fired "well-placed shots" at Devin Kelley.
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Apple says it reached out to FBI to assist with Texas shooter's phone

Apple said it "immediately" tried to help the FBI when it heard about the phone.
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Matthew Mata and Erika Gonzalez participate in a memorial service for the victims of Sunday's church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Nov. 6, 2017.
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Texas shooting suspect's father: 'We are grieving. Our family is grieving'

"We we are grieving. Our family is grieving," Michael Kelley told ABC News.
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Flags mark evidence on the lawn of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Nov. 6, 2017, a day after the mass shooting.
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Doctors tell their stories about the effects of mass shootings

The trauma of mass shooting on hospitals and doctors is significant.
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Emergency personnel wait with stretchers at the emergency entrance to Orlando Regional Medical Center hospital for the arrival of patients from the scene of a fatal shooting at Pulse Orlando nightclub in Orlando, Fla., June 12, 2016.
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VIDEO: Tense moments in Texas town
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Bryan and Karla Holcombe are seen here in this undated file photo.
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Texas church shooting: The heart-sinking moment EMT who lost family in massacre realized she was on the way there

On her way to the scene, "my heart immediately sank,” Torie McCallum told KSAT.
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Flowers and stuffed animals placed near the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, Nov. 7, 2017.
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Devin Kelley's history shows series of violent incidents before Texas church shooting

He had a number of potential red flags before the deadly shooting.
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This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety shows Devin Kelley, the suspect in the shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Nov. 5, 2017.
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Donors raise over $1M for Texas church shooting victims in just 2 days

Over a dozen campaigns set up on the crowdfunding website GoFundMe have raised more than $1 million for the victims of Sunday's mass shooting at a rural Texas church.
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Flowers and stuffed animals placed near the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, Nov. 7, 2017.
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The Sunday attack took place at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs.
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Video shows Texas gunman methodically executed churchgoers, source says

The Sunday attack took place at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs.
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Flags mark evidence on the lawn of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Nov. 6, 2017, a day after the mass shooting.
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Mom of slain 16-year-old: 'I wish I wouldn't have taken her to church that morning'

Haley Krueger, 16, was among those gunned down in a Texas church Sunday.
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Haley Krueger, pictured, was killed in the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs on Nov. 5, 2017.
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VIDEO:  Inside the Texas church shooting suspect's troubled past
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Flowers and stuffed animals placed near the site of the shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, Nov. 7, 2017.
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'Heroes' hug during prayer vigil to mourn Texas church victims

They met for the first time as strangers and reunited as heroes.
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Stephen Willeford, right, hugs Johnnie Langendorff during a vigil for the victims of the First Baptist Church shooting, Nov. 6, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
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VIDEO: Outrage grows over Texas massacre suspect's ability to buy weapons
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President Trump: Extreme vetting for Texas shooter would have made 'no difference'

President Trump says gun laws would have made 'no difference' in the Texas church shooting.
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VIDEO: People of Sutherland Springs come together in wake of massacre
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VIDEO: More details revealed from survivors of Sutherland Springs shooting