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At least 2 people killed, 1 in critical condition after shooting at White Settlement church
wfaa.com ^ | December 29, 2019 | WFAA Staff

Posted on 12/29/2019 1:48:51 PM PST by ransomnote

Officials with MedStar confirmed the shooter was among the dead. Author: WFAA Staff Published: 11:40 AM CST December 29, 2019 Updated: 3:40 PM CST December 29, 2019 This is a breaking story and will be continuously updated.

Two people were killed and one was critically injured in a shooting Sunday morning at a White Settlement church.

Fort Worth police received reports of an active threat around 11:20 a.m. at West Freeway Church of Christ at 1900 South Las Vegas Trail in White Settlement, which is near Fort Worth.

MedStar officials confirmed at least two people were killed and one person was transported in critical condition.

CPR was performed on both of those killed in the shooting. Both died at the hospital, MedStar officials said. The third person went into cardiac arrest while being taken to the hospital, but paramedics were able to successfully revive that person.

One of those killed was the suspected shooter, MedStar officials told WFAA.

A live stream of the worship service shows a person wearing a large coat stand up and then pull out what appears to be a rifle or a shotgun as communion was finishing. The shooter appears to fire twice before another person appears to shoot back.

The shooting lasted about six seconds, video of the live stream shows.

Many people in the congregation ducked under church pews while others rushed toward the shooter, holding up handguns, the video shows.

A church leader starts telling people to quiet down and be seated.

"Everything is under control. Our security team did everything they needed to do," the person said.

He urged everyone to stay calm and file out of the sanctuary. He said one church member was harmed.

"We had a gentleman that came in armed to do harm," the church leader says.

In the chaos after the shooting, church members can be heard screaming and crying.

One person yells, "I love you."

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Someone in the congregation was armed and shot the assailant. Most news reports are burying that fact.

Excerpt from the article: "A new Texas law allowing worshippers to carry guns in religious locations went in to effect just months before the shooting."

1 posted on 12/29/2019 1:48:51 PM PST by ransomnote
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To: ransomnote

Looks like 4 or 5 of the congregation where carrying.


2 posted on 12/29/2019 1:49:47 PM PST by Edison (I don't know what irks me more, the lying or the incompetence.)
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Total of six. They did the job that had to be done. One gave his life doing what had to be done.


3 posted on 12/29/2019 1:53:18 PM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: ransomnote

“White Settlement church”? That sounds racist.


4 posted on 12/29/2019 1:53:47 PM PST by The people have spoken (Proud member of Hillary's basket of deplorables)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Didn’t look like ‘security personnel’ like the breaking news said, either.


5 posted on 12/29/2019 1:54:56 PM PST by Quality_Not_Quantity (A law means nothing if it isn’t followed.)
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Link to vid, at tweet link....

Here’s the moment where an armed churchgoer in White Settlement, TX stopped a mass shooter dead in his tracks

Wouldn’t it be a shame if it went viral? pic.twitter.com/bZBRXrvU4u— Jewish Deplorable 🇺🇸 (@TrumpJew) December 29, 2019


6 posted on 12/29/2019 1:55:50 PM PST by Jane Long (Praise God, from whom ALL blessings flow.)
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To: ransomnote

I was told that the security guard was a former FBI agent who was retired and volunteered to work security at the church where he’s a member.


7 posted on 12/29/2019 1:56:43 PM PST by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: ransomnote


direct link to mp4 video


8 posted on 12/29/2019 1:57:42 PM PST by 867V309 (Lock Her Up)
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“We had a gentleman that came in armed to do harm,” the church leader says.


Stupid talk. Since when do gentlemen come in to do harm?


9 posted on 12/29/2019 1:59:50 PM PST by pa_dweller (This tagline was not generated by a Russion bot!)
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To: ransomnote

How could this happen at Kwanzaa?


10 posted on 12/29/2019 2:00:21 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: ransomnote

How could this happen at Kwanzaa?


11 posted on 12/29/2019 2:00:21 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: ransomnote

How could this happen at Kwanzaa?


12 posted on 12/29/2019 2:00:21 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: ransomnote

DM has the video up
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/ushome/index.html


13 posted on 12/29/2019 2:01:14 PM PST by RummyChick
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...our son-in-law now carries every Sunday at his church and in fact, he and several other members of his congregation were encouraged to become qualified and to carry..
also this: “We had a gentleman that came in armed to do harm,” the church leader says. This drives me nutz...I hear this on TeeVee from police spokespersons, and in print, etc...these scumbags are no “gentlemen”...!! No gentleman would even think about doing something as awful as this...!!


14 posted on 12/29/2019 2:02:51 PM PST by TokarevM57
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To: ransomnote

I always feel safer in Texas. Even in church, there will be a half dozen armed citizens ready to stop evil. Unlike in the tall tales told by the totalitarian left, there was no confusion on who to shoot, and the good guys with guns did not shoot anyone they didn’t mean to shoot.


15 posted on 12/29/2019 2:06:45 PM PST by Pollster1 ("Governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed")
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My daughter’s church has about 400 members. I know at least 20 members who carry at church, including my SIL and no telling how many I don’t know of. And this is in California.


16 posted on 12/29/2019 2:13:24 PM PST by umgud
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Wow. The Daily Mail video shows how many people were coming at the gunman with their guns pulled. Impressive!


17 posted on 12/29/2019 2:16:40 PM PST by bpete123
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To: umgud

Same in my church. Armed officer at the door as a deterrent and 4 armed members that a few of us know of and at least 1 (me) that nobody knows about. Not going to be defenseless ever.


18 posted on 12/29/2019 2:29:54 PM PST by ping jockey (what is proved by the impossibility proofs is lack of imagination.)
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To: ransomnote

Impressive one shot takedown from a good distance.

Range time pays off.


19 posted on 12/29/2019 2:31:17 PM PST by logitech
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To: ping jockey

Good for you.


20 posted on 12/29/2019 2:32:36 PM PST by umgud
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