‘What age are we living in, where you can’t even enjoy a Sunday morning worship in safety?’

In a Texas community of only a few hundred people, the crossroads of Highway 87 and Farm Road 539 would be considered the main drag in Sutherland Springs.

There is a post office, two gas stations and a road leading past a few small homes to a church that’s been part of the community for decades, but which is now the site of a horrific crime scene.

Johnnie Langendorff

Johnnie Langendorff stands with his mother beside the truck he was driving on Sunday as he chased after the shooter. (Briar Stewart/CBC)

Beyond yellow tape, FBI agents walk shoulder to shoulder near the First Baptist Church looking for bullet casings and waving metal detectors through the long strands of parched grass.

On the other side of a roadblock stands a horde of journalists who have descended on Sutherland Springs to document the mass shooting, and the residents who live here and are grappling

Read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/sutherland-springs-shooting-1.4390253

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