In all, police said they recovered four guns at the scene that are believed to have belonged to suspected shooter Emmanuel Samson ― two pistols found inside Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch and one pistol and one rifle in his SUV.
He put on a ski mask before allegedly opening fire, killing one person (Melanie Smith) in the parking lot and injuring seven others, one of whom he allegedly pistol-whipped.
Joy at Christmas: Even in the face of this unspeakable tragedy of losing 8 family member during the Texas church shooting in Sutherland, Joe Holcombe says there will still be joy at Christmas this year. | Image courtesy: (Eric Gay - AP/REX/Shutterstock)
Texas Church Shooting: According to U.S. Air Force officials, a review has been launched on how the service handled the criminal records of former Airman Devin P. Kelley following his 2012 domestic violence conviction. | Image courtesy: (Todd Heisler/The New York Times)