CNN reports that the shooter opened fire in the middle of a service at First Baptist Church at about 11:30 a.m., he soon fled the scene but is now dead after a police chase.
Wilson County Commissioner Albert Gamez Jr. told AFP there were multiple fatalities and multiple people wounded, but he could not officially confirm the number.
Megan Posey, a spokeswoman for Connally Memorial Medical Center, which is in Floresville and about 15km from the church, said "multiple" victims were being treated for gunshot wounds.
He said he is on his way to Sutherland Springs to meet with families, local, state and federal officials.
Sutherland Springs is an unincorporated community located on the old Spanish land grant of Manuel Tarin in northern Wilson County. "I want to thank law enforcement for their response and ask that all Texans pray for the Sutherland Springs community during this time of mourning and loss".
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Police believe the shooting was a preceded by a botched drug deal between the shooter and the man who was fatally shot. The second man, 24, was shot in the left side and taken in serious condition to Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital.
The gunman was identified as Devin Patrick Kelley, according to a CBS News law enforcement source.
Pictures and video on social media show a large police and paramedic presence.
Emergency personnel quickly rushed to the scene, with some victims evacuated by helicopter.
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