The victims ranged in age from five to 72, with two killed outside the church, 23 killed inside, and one person who died after medical transport, officials said…
And 34-year-old Amanda Mosel told MySA that her 13-year-old goddaughter was killed during the shooting. She said she was sad she skipped church this morning, but she normally attends that sermon. ‘It’s a small, tight-knit church,’ she said.
The first victim to be identified was Annabelle Pomeroy, whose father – First Baptist Church Pastor Frank Pomeroy – had been out of town during the attack. The grieving dad told ABC he’s lost ‘one beautiful girl, and a ‘special child.’
8 killed in one family. Bryan and Karla Holcombe. Marc Daniel Holcombe, Bryan and Karla’s son, died with his 18-month old son. Crystal Holcombe pregnant wife of John, Bryan and Karla’s son, died with three of her children: Emily, Megan, and Greg.
Bryan Holcombe had been standing in for Pastor Frank Pomeroy when Kelley opened fire. Witnesses say he was the first victim to be struck by the shooter’s gunfire.
Bryan Holcombe was killed, alongside his wife of 25 years, Sunday school teacher Karla Holcombe, as well as their eight-months-pregnant pregnant daughter-in-law Crystal, a mom-of-five, local residents reported. Three of Crystal’s five children were also killed: Emily, Megan, and Greg.
Lula White, grandmother of the ex-second wife of shooting suspect Devin Kelley.
Two northern Michigan natives were among the victims who died in the church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Robert Corrigan and Shani Corrigan from Harrison, MI were killed in the shooting that left 26 dead in Texas. Robert was retired from the United States Air Force and the couple has two sons on active duty, reported WWMT.
Mother-of-four Joann Ward and her daughters Brooke, 6 and Emily, 7, were killed. Her Rhianna, 9, survived and her son Ryland, 5, is recovering in a San Antonio hospital.