Austin, TX — This morning, multiple people were gunned down at a church in Sutherland Springs which is 30 miles southeast of San Antonio.
Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa issued the following statement:
“Texans in Sutherland Springs faced evil today.
“The facts of this horrific mass-shooting are just beginning to unfold, but one thing is certain: these tragedies are especially terrifying when they happen in places of worship, a sanctuary of solace and comfort for so many.
“We’re thankful to our law enforcement officials and first responders who rushed into danger. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this attack, their loved ones, and all of the Sutherland Springs community.
“Our hearts are broken, but our resolve to stand strong and do everything in our power to keep Texans safe will never be broken.”