WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (AP) A gunman who killed two people during a Texas church service was fatally shot within seconds by armed congregants, said Texas officials, who hailed the states gun laws that allow weapons in places of worship.
More than 240 parishioners were in the West Freeway Church in the Fort Worth area town of White Settlement at the time of the shooting on Sunday, authorities said.
Parishioner Isabel Arreola told the Star-Telegram that she sat near the gunman and that shed never seen him before Sundays service. She said he appeared to be wearing a disguise, perhaps a fake beard, and that he made her uncomfortable.
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