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Texas Mass Shooting: Family Heartbreak, Local Heroes & Suicide

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Nov. 6 2017, Updated 12:19 p.m. ET

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At least 26 have lost their lives after a gunman opened fire inside a Texas church this Sunday. According to Governor Greg Abbott, another 20 were injured in the horrific shooting. Click through RadarOnline.com's gallery to learn the latest updates.

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At 11:30 this Sunday morning, a former Bible study teacher opened fire inside a small Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Devin Patrick Kelley ,26, walked into the establishment wearing tactical gear and a military-style assault rifle.

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He killed at least 26 people, including eight members of a single family and various children.

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After opening fire, the married father was confronted by local neighbor Stephen Willeford, 55, who shot him through a gap in his body armor as Kelley tried to flee.

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After the massacre, then gunman was found dead inside his car. It is unknown whether he passed away from his bullet injury or from suicide.

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As RadarOnline.com has learned, Kelley was dishonorably discharged from the US Air Force after he assaulted his wife and child. According to officials, he had an odd fascination with weaponry.

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As former classmates of the killer told Daily Mail, Kelly was known as a "creepy, crazy and weird" atheist "outcast" who preached about his lack of religion. He had reportedly been picking fights with people over social media.

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Officials now believe he may have been joined a local militia after leaving the Air Force. Stay with Radar for updates.

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