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Witness: Texas shooter appeared to target babies

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SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) -

A Texas couple who attended Sunday's service where 26 worshippers were fatally shot said the gunman appeared to target babies who cried and others who screamed or made noise.

Roseanne Solis and her husband Joaquin Ramirez told KSAT-TV in San Antonio on Monday that people fell to the ground after the man sprayed gunfire from outside First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs.
  
Solis said there was a moment of silence before the shooter, 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley yelled, "Everybody die!" and then another round of gunfire began.
  
Ramirez said after entering the church, Kelley first shot those in charge of the camera and audio of the service. He then moved down the center aisle toward those on the church dais.
  
Solis was treated for a gunshot wound to the shoulder.

Officials say at least five people injured in the South Texas church shooting are still being treated at hospitals.
  
Spokeswoman Megan Posey says one patient remains listed in stable condition Tuesday at Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville, Texas.
  
Two adults and two children who were hurt in the gunfire at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs on Sunday are still hospitalized at the University Health System in San Antonio. Spokesman Don Finley says their conditions range from serious to critical.
  
Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio hasn't responded to a request for details on patients being treated there.
  
Evangelina Santos, a sister of a man who attended Sunday's service, told Univision on Monday that her brother, 51-year-old Richard Rodriguez and his wife Theresa died in the shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs.
  
Santos says she was hoping they "were only hurt, not dead," but authorities confirmed about 11 p.m. Sunday that her family members had died.
  
She says her brother was a retired railroad worker who was often the center of attention.
  
Authorities said Kelley fired at least 450 rounds before two armed men confronted and chased him.
  
Kelley was shot by his pursuers, and authorities say a self-inflicted gunshot wound killed him.

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