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Air Force Failed In Texas Church Shooting

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Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham says the Air Force failed to do its job. Preliminary reports say the Texas church gunman, Devin Kelly, should have been added to a list of people unable to own guns. A background check should have caught a military conviction for assault and aggravated assault that made him ineligible to own any guns.  Kelly was discharged for bad conduct in the military in 2014. 

26 people plus the gunman died in the attack in Sutherland Springs, Texas. The attacker was shot twice after leaving the church by an armed citizen. Kelly later took his life after fleeing the scene. 

Originally from Monroe, Cory has worked in a variety of media. He has worked in television news and spent seven years as a TV sports play-by-play announcer. He was also creative director for a television advertising department and worked extensively as a photojournalist. Cory has lived in both Dallas and New Orleans.