Full list of Texas church shooting victims identified

Thursday, November 09, 2017 09:16AM
Annabelle Renee Pomeroy, 14, was among those killed in a mass shooting at a Texas church.


SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas - Twenty-six people are dead and 27 injured after a gunman entered the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas on Sunday.

A top Texas public safety officer says that 23 of the people found dead in a shooting at a Baptist church were found inside the building, two others were outside and one person was transported but died later.



Officials said that an unborn child was killed, as well as eight children under the age of 18. The oldest killed was 77.

VICTIMS
Holcombe family

Several members of the Holcombe family were killed, ABC News has confirmed. Bryan Holcombe, an associate pastor at the church, was killed in the gunfire, according to his parents. Karla Holcombe, Bryan Holcombe's wife of about four decades, was killed.

Bryan Holcombe and his wife, Karla, were killed.



Bryan and Karla Holcombe's son Marc Daniel Holcombe, 36, also was killed, as was Marc's 1-year-old child, Noah.

Crystal Holcombe, who was pregnant, was also killed. She had five children, and three of them - Emily, Megan and Greg - died. According to Texas DPS, Emily was 11, Megan 9 and Gregory 13. Texas DPS said the unborn baby, whose gender was not known, was to be named Carlin Brite "Billy Bob" Holcombe.

Crystal Holcombe, who was pregnant, and three of her children were killed, according to family members.



All at once, Joe and Claryce Holcombe lost children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a future great-grandchild.

Annabelle Renee Pomeroy
First Baptist Church Pastor Frank Pomeroy told ABC News that his youngest daughter, 14-year-old Annabelle Renee Pomeroy, had been killed in the shooting. The pastor had been in Oklahoma and was not present for the shooting. He described his daughter as "one very beautiful, special child."

Annabelle Pomeroy, 14, was killed in the mass shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, her parents confirmed.


Ricardo and Theresa Rodriguez

Ricardo Rodriguez, 51, and his wife Theresa are also among the dead, ABC News confirmed. His daughter Regina told the Associated Press that he attended church every Sunday.

Haley Krueger

Krueger's mother confirmed to ABC News that her daughter was killed in the shooting. Haley was 16, according to the Texas DPS.

Haley Krueger was killed in the shooting.

Joann Ward

ABC News has confirmed that Joann Ward and two of her children, Brooke Ward and Emily Garcia, were killed in the shooting. One of her surviving children, Ryland Ward, was taken to the hospital.

Brooke Bryanne Ward

Brooke was 5, according to Texas DPS.

Emily Garcia

Emily Garcia's aunt Mandi Lookingbill told ABC News she was killed in the shooting. Emily was 7, according to Texas DPS.

Lula Woicinski White

Lula White's sister, Mary Mishler Clyburn, confirmed that White was killed.

Texas Department of Public Safety released the full list of those killed, confirming those listed above, and including the following:

Shani Louise Corrigan and Robert Michael Corrigan

Shani and Robert Corrigan

Robert Scott Marshall
Karen Sue Marshall
Keith Allen Braden
Tara E. McNulty
Peggy Lynn Warden
Dennis Neil Johnson, Sr.
Sara Johns Johnson

Editor's note: An official initially said the ages of the deceased were 5 to 72. This story was updated after officials clarified that those were the ages of the injured.

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