Texas church shooting suspect identified

Posted on: November 5th, 2017 by ABC News No Comments

moodboard/Thinkstock(SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas) — The suspected shooter who opened fire in a rural Texas church has been identifed as Devin Kelley, a 26-year-old white male, federal and state law enforcement sources told ABC News.

Kelley is from New Braunfels, Texas.

The investigation into his background is unfolding. The suspect’s Facebook profile appeared to show a recent picture of an AR-15 –style gun.

A LinkedIn account that is believed to be associated with the shooter suggested that he has a military background.

A source at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives told ABC News that they are searching for explosives at the suspect’s home.

At least 27 people were killed in the shooting and about 27 others were injured. The shooter was killed on the scene, but the exact details of how the shooting unfolded remains unknown.

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