UPDATED: Two people were killed and another was critically wounded when a man who was attending service inside the Church of Christ in White Settlement opened fire during service.
A witness told CBS11 News the gunman walked up to a server during Communion with a shotgun and began firing until another church member shot the suspect.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott released a statement saying his heart is with the families of the victims:
Statement on shooting at West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement: pic.twitter.com/Crrrvavvs6
— Gov. Greg Abbott (@GovAbbott) December 29, 2019
At least two people were shot and killed today at the Church of Christ in White Settlement, Texas.
The shooting apparently happened while the church service was being live-streamed on YouTube.
The church had armed security guards on duty.
— ATF Dallas (@ATFDallas) December 29, 2019
Media, new: A shooting at a church reportedly has sent a shooter and two victims to hospital in White Settlement, Texas. The church, per @NYDailyNews, was streaming the service online, this is a Daily News still shot. Its story is here: https://t.co/8BfvZ8grUR pic.twitter.com/FBtfPnfUy0
— Porter Anderson (@Porter_Anderson) December 29, 2019
"It was the most scariest thing. You feel like your life is flashing before you. I was so worried about my little one." Isabel Arreola said she witnessed the gunman walk up to a server during communion and open fire. LATEST: https://t.co/W0Mz2aurOo
— CBSDFW (@CBSDFW) December 29, 2019