Robert and Shani Corrigan
UPDATE: Two Michigan natives from Harrison, Robert and Shani Corrigan, were killed in the Texas shooting.
A candle light vigil will be held at 5:30pm at the Veterans Freedom Park in Harrison.
Gov. Rick Snyder joined President Trump in honoring the victims of the shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas by lowering U.S. and Michigan flags to half-staff today through Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, on all state buildings and within the state Capitol complex.
We will update this story as we get more information.
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, TX (AP) – The Sheriff in Sutherland Springs, Texas tells CBS News that investigators believe the suspect in a Texas church shooting suffered self-inflicted gunshot wound.
A sheriff says the former in-laws of a man suspected of killing 26 people at a Texas church attended services there “from time to time.”
Wilson County Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt Jr. told CNN Monday morning that the former in-laws weren’t in attendance Sunday when the shooting occurred. He says it wasn’t clear why the gunman picked that day for the shooting.
The mass shooting occurred Sunday morning at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, about 30 miles southeast of San Antonio. About 20 others were wounded in the attack.
Two officials who spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity identified the gunman as Devin Kelley. An Air Force spokeswoman said records confirm Kelley received a bad conduct discharge after being court-martialed in 2012 for assaulting his spouse and child.
School districts surrounding a South Texas town where a gunman killed 26 people at a church have added counselors to help comfort children, their families and staff.
Sutherland Springs is a town of about 400 that does not have its own school. Nearby districts offered messages of caring and concern Monday, a day after the gunfire. Officials say the victims ranged in age from 5 to 72 years old.
Superintendent Sherri Bays, of the Floresville Independent School District, wrote: “Our hearts are breaking for the families of the deceased and injured.”
District spokeswoman Kim Cathey says some Sutherland Springs children attend Floresville ISD schools. Cathey had no immediate information on whether any victims were from the district.
Similar messages of prayers and support were offered by the Stockdale ISD and the La Vernia ISD.