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If It Wasn't For These Heroes, The Texas Church Shooting Could Have Been Worse

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America was shocked this weekend by the news of another mass shooting, this time in a small church outside of San Antonio, Texas.

The First Baptist Church of Sutherland SpringsAP

Around 11:30 a.m., during Sunday worship, the gunman opened fire on the crowded church, killing at least 26 people and wounding 20 more. But in the aftermath of the shooting an incredible story of heroism has come to light, revealing how two locals managed to chase down the killer before he could do more harm.

Johnnie LangendorffAften Posten

Local man Johnnie Langendorff was driving past the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs on Sunday when he saw the alleged shooter, Devin Kelley, firing at another bystander. Stephen Willeford, a local plumber, had arrived on scene and exchanged gunfire with Kelley, managing to hit him despite the body armor that Kelley was wearing.

"I pulled up on the intersection and I saw the shooter coming from the cars," Langerdorff described, "actually right outside the church his vehicle was parked, doors open, engines open and him and the neighbor across the street and exchanging fire."

When Kelley fled the scene in an SUV, Willeford told Langendorff what had happened inside the church. Soon, the pair were following the gunman in a high speed chase...

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