SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Tex. (KBTX)- Local news outlets report that several people have been shot at a Baptist Church in South Texas. Authorities have confirmed the suspected gunman has been "taken down."
Television stations KSAT and KENS report that there are multiple victims and that there is a large police presence at the church in Sutherland Springs, which is 30 miles southeast of San Antonio.
Several medical helicopters were seen in the area, according to witnesses.
Governor Greg Abbott on Twitter says "Our prayers are with all who were harmed by this evil act. Our thanks to law enforcement for their response. More details from DPS soon."
The FBI is on scene to assist with the investigation.