Texas Church Mass Shooting Worst in State’s History


This event happened only a couple of hours ago and it is too soon to make any pronouncements; however, as always with any mass shooting event it is prudent to remember the False Flag Checklist and remain vigilant for any suspicious aspects:

  1. Drill at the Same or Nearby Time and Place
  2. Foreknowledge
  3. Eyewitnesses Have Conflicting Accounts
  4. MSM Quickly Name and Demonize the Patsy
  5. Patsy Has No Military Training, Yet Shoots Extremely Fast and Accurately
  6. Patsy Gets Killed, Drugged or “Suicided”
  7. Driver’s Licence or Passport of shooter(s) conveniently found at scene
  8. Shooter Leaves Manifesto
  9. Evidence Gets Conveniently Destroyed
  10. No Obvious Motive for the Mass Attack
  11.  Immediate Calls for Gun Control
  12. Fake “Victims” = Crisis Actors
  13. “Victims” Get Killed Twice
  14. Families of “Victims” Have Elite or Acting Backgrounds.
  15. Families of “Victims” Show Little to No Emotion, and Even Snigger and Laugh
  16. Families of “Victims” Receive Millions in Federal Payoffs

A gunman opened fire at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, south-east of the city of San Antonio

– A police official said at least 27 people had died, while several others are reported to be injured

– There is no indication at this point as to the shooter’s motive

– Only one shooter is believed to have been involved but the FBI says it is looking into other possibilities

– Witnesses say the morning service is normally attended by about 50 people

Sutherland Springs is about 30 miles (50km) south-east of San Antonio, a major city of 1.5m people.

‘We heard semi-automatic gunfire’

One witness, Carrie Matula, told NBC News: “We heard semi-automatic gunfire… we’re only about 50 yards away from this church.”

She added: “This is a very small community, so everyone was very curious as to what was going on.”

‘A small, close-knit community’

Pastor Paul Buford of River Oaks Church, also in Sutherland Springs, told TV station KSAT 12 it was “a very small, close-knit community”.

“We were in the middle of our church service down the road when we got phone calls from friends about this – and they said there was an active shooter at First Baptist Church,” he said.

“We have some first responders in our church who immediately left and went down there. And then my church went to do what we do – we started praying… we knew the best thing we could do was stay out of the way.”

‘Pastor’s daughter among those killed’

The First Baptist Church’s pastor, Frank Pomeroy, has told ABC News that his 14-year-old daughter, Annabelle, is among those killed. He described her as “one very beautiful, special child,” in a phone call to the broadcaster.

Mr Pomeroy said he was not at the church as he was in Oklahoma.

Erica Hernandez, a reporter for TV station KSAT 12, was one of the first journalists on the scene.

People living near the church told her that the suspect first started shooting from outside the church and then went inside. He had a mask, a lot of ammunition and was in “full gear”, she was told.

One person returned fire towards him, witnesses said.

The assailant fled the scene in his vehicle and is said to have later crashed.

Authorities have not confirmed these details.

Police have thrown a cordon around the church in Sutherland Springs as investigators gather evidence. Officials are due to release more information about the shooting at a news conference.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott says it is the worst mass shooting in the state’s history.

Abbott has told a news conference that 26 people have been killed, but it is not clear if the gunman is included in that number.

Sheriff Joe Tackitt of Wilson County has just told the news conference that they cannot yet release the names of any of the victims.

Suspected gunman named by US media

ABC News, citing law enforcement sources, have named the suspected gunman as 26-year-old white male Devin Kelley from New Braunfels, Texas.

Police have reportedly searched his home for explosives.

Congress ‘must act on gun control’

Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal has called on Congress to act on gun control in the wake of the latest mass shooting.

Similar calls were made last month, after a shooting in Las Vegas that saw 58 people killed and more than 500 injured.

It was the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.


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  1. If someone in that church returned fire, how is it 26 died? This is an area of concern. What is it we’re hearing? Your right to carry will not protect you? Is that the message we are to believe? Truth is not stranger than fiction. There are obvious questions to be answered. The 1st is how does one “execute” so many while receiving fire? Was he fire proof? The 2nd question is, why. Why are these events escalating in number? Obviously something is very wrong in our social structure. And it ain’t muslim.

  2. We must agree with the False Flag Checklist of Mr. Ian Greenhalgh and conclude that like other false flag terror attacks which occurred in the US, Europe and elsewhere in the World, particularly since the Paris terror assaults, attack at the First Baptist Church is undoubtedly false flag operation, conducted by Israeli Mossad. In this regard, conspiracy theories do exist. After the defeat of the CIA-Mossad-supported Daesh in Syria and Iraq, Israel who also seems determined to avoid the two-state solution of the Palestinian-Israeli issue wants to cause a major war between the Western Christians and the Muslim World or a nuclear war between Russia and the US-led West. Now, Mossad which is in connivance with some agents of CIA and FBI and terrorists of ISIS has accelerated terror attacks in the US without bothering for the patriot Americans so as to obtain the evil designs of Tel Aviv. Peace-loving people of every religious community, including non-Zionist Jews must unite against this conspiracy.

    Sajjad Shaukat
    Writer and Author

    • Thankyou Sajjad. I fully agree, now that ISIS has been defeated in the Middle East, they will switch tactics and cause a new war elsewhere, and the demonisation of the Muslim world has been running hard and fast for 20 years now, since before 9-11 even. The pace of this demonisation has been accelerating in recent years, here in Europe, the media is full of stories that spread fear of Muslims and Islam. It is the strategy of Divide and Conquer being applied, and it is also laid out in the Protocols of Zion. A hundred years ago exactly, the Zionists seized power in Russia, taking advantage of a nation ground down by a murderous war and suffering massive social rifts as a result. In the US and Europe today, similarly huge social rifts are being created by these False Flag events, so it is only logical to conclude that the goal is to repeat the seizure of power as happened in Russia, and when one thinks that tens of millions of Russians died as a result, then Sajjad’s message to unite against this Zionist agenda becomes even more important.

  3. These shootings are now happening too often for Kevin Barrett to get out a book on each one!

    But the big picture question is why? Almost certainly the government has something unpleasant in mind for us, unless it is preparation for the economic chaos that will come to the US if the petro-dollar collapses.

  4. Absolutely horrific. Thank God someone had a gun and had the quick-thinking and courage to return fire – otherwise every single member of the congregation would have been massacred. My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Sutherland Springs.

    • Later reports was that it was a next door neighbor, who ran to get his rifle and exchanged fire. There was no one in the church that returned fire from all the latest reports.

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