The suspect whohas been identified as 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley, law enforcement sources tell CBS News.
Authorities on Sunday only identified the suspect as a young white male. They said he was dressed in all black and tactical gear when he opened fire at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs. After a car chase with police, the suspect was declared dead.
Kelley died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Wilson County Sheriff Joe Tackitt told CBS News correspondent Jeff Glor in an interview Monday morning.
in what Texas Gov. Greg Abbott described as the worst mass shooting in his state’s history.