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.



A blues alchemy

A blues alchemy

Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite produce a Splendour special

Splendour from the sky: rescue chopper shares festival view

Splendour from the sky: rescue chopper shares festival view

Splendour punters might have been concerned by rescue chopper

At Splendour, Shark has her finest hour

At Splendour, Shark has her finest hour

Gold Coast pop star Amy Shark's Splendour set was one to remember.

Local Partners