Authorities respond to an active shooter on the loose in Floresville, Texas. Picture: SBG San Antonio
Authorities respond to an active shooter on the loose in Floresville, Texas. Picture: SBG San Antonio

‘Active shooter’ report in Texas

POLICE in Floresville, Texas, are responding to reports an active shooter is on the loose.

The town is close to Sutherland Springs, the scene of the deadly church massacre on Sunday (local time) where 26 people were gunned down.

There is a large police presence at a park in Floresville after reports of shots fired at a nursing home, local news station KSAT reported.

The town is preparing to host Vice President Mike Pence at Floresville High School in the next few hours.

There is also a vigil being held in a park in the town to honour the victims from the First Baptist Church shooting.

More to come.



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