Update at 1:15 p.m., Monday:
Callie Richmond / New York Times
Wilson County Sheriff Joe Tackitt told CBS News
that shooter Devin Patrick Kelley died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Devin Patrick Kelley is responsible for the deaths of at least 26 people
at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs Sunday morning, although that number could have been higher if not for the actions of a local resident.
, the regional director for the Department of Public Safety, said Kelley parked his car at a gas station across the street from the church and began shooting. The shots continued as he approached and went into the church.
After shooting in the middle of the 11 am service, witnesses say a man who lives next door to the church began shooting at Kelley as he tried to escape. A witness, resident Kevin Jordan, told KENS5
that the neighbor shot at Kelley while taking cover.
The man, who remains unnamed, got Kelley to drop the assault rifle he used inside the church, but the shooter was able to flee the scene in his vehicle. The resident pursued Kelley in his own vehicle with law enforcement also responding to 911 calls to apprehend Kelley, a New Braunfels resident
Kelley later crashed his vehicle close to the Wilson-Guadalupe County line. He was later found inside the vehicle, already dead. It's not yet confirmed whether his death was from a self-inflicted gunshot wound or whether the wound was caused by gunfire by the local resident.