Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church

A mourner leaves a memorial service at the Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church as a police officer watches over the service.

It’s time for another look at church security with the help of local law enforcement.

In our state’s worst mass shooting ever, the 2017 Sutherland Springs attack at that town’s First Baptist Church, the gunman was confronted and wounded by a local resident with a gun. He caused no further injuries or deaths and later died by his own hand.

Rick Cousins can be reached at

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