US Texas church shooting suspect bought guns after checks -seller

00:10  07 november  2017
00:10  07 november  2017 Source:   Reuters

Newspaper: Texas sheriff says there were multiple deaths in church shooting and shooter has been taken down

  Newspaper: Texas sheriff says there were multiple deaths in church shooting and shooter has been taken down SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — Local media report that several people have been shot at a church in South Texas.Newspaper: Sheriff says there were multiple deaths in Texas church shooting and shooter has been taken down

The Texas church shooting suspect bought two of the three recovered guns in San Antonio after background checks , a sporting goods chain said Monday. One of those guns , a Ruger AR-556 -- a type of AR-15 military-style rifle - was used by alleged mass murderer Devin Kelley

President Trump said the Texas church shooting was largely a “mental health” problem, but at the “The new rule will simply prevent this person from passing a gun purchaser background check only until after an evaluation of their specific capacity to take on the responsibilities of gun ownership.”

Law enforcement officials hold their hats as they bow during a prayer at the scene of a shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community on Sunday, killing and wounding many. © AP Photo/Eric Gay Law enforcement officials hold their hats as they bow during a prayer at the scene of a shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community on Sunday, killing and wounding many. The man accused of killing 26 people at a Texas church bought two firearms from stores operated by a sporting goods chain in 2016 and 2017 after being approved in background checks, the company, Academy Sports & Outdoors, said on Monday.

"Both sales were approved by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). We are cooperating with law enforcement as they investigate further," privately owned Academy Sports said in a statement.

(Reporting by Andrew Hay in New York; Editing by Tom Brown)

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