A local resident opened fire at a Texas arrow

A local resident returned fire at the young man who shot the parishioners of the Baptist Church of the town of Sutherland springs (TX, USA). About it has informed journalists the representative of police, reports BBC News.

According to him, the shootout began in the street, before the attacker entered the building. A local resident chased him when he tried to escape by car. Police found the shooter dead in the car, but it is unclear if he is dead from a bullet citizen or committed suicide.

Were previously established the identity of the man is 26-year-old Devin Kelly (Devin Kelley), a white male from the suburbs of San Antonio. Media reported that he served in the U.S. air force and taught Sunday school.

Kelly opened fire in the Church of Sutherland springs on the morning of 5 November. In the result, 26 people died, 20 were injured.