The man responsible for the Texas church massacre in Sutherland Springs, Texas, has been identified.
Who is he?
According to law enforcement, the shooter is 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley.
CBS News reports Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, is the suspect behind the mass shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas— David Begnaud (@David Begnaud)1509921793.0
Law enforcement has confirmed that Kelley is deceased. After Kelly opened fire in the church, a chase with police ensued. He was shot after the chase, though it's not clear if police shot Kelly or if he committed suicide.
According to the Daily Beast, Kelly was married. He also spent several years in the Air Force, according to the New York Times, but he was discharged following a court martial in 2014. From the Times:
He had served in the Air Force at a base in New Mexico but was court-martialed in 2012 on charges of assaulting his wife and child. He was sentenced to 12 months’ confinement and received a “bad conduct” discharge in 2014, according to Ann Stefanek, the chief of Air Force media operations.
Kelly's "bad conduct" discharge meant that he was legally barred from owning guns.
Police raided Kelly's home earlier on Sunday and were reportedly searching for explosives.
How many people did he kill?
The death toll has fluctuated throughout the afternoon. Latest numbers say that 27 people are dead, including at least one child and a pregnant woman, while dozens others are injured.
The motive is not yet known.
This story has been updated.