America was thrown into mourning on Sunday after a gunman opened fire on a small South Texas community church.

At least 26 people were killed and about 20 others injured in the attack.

The suspected shooter, identified as former airman Devin Kelley, died after a car chase but it was unclear at the time, how he died.

But it has now been revealed that the shooter was shot dead by a man who lives a block away and who was a neighbour to many of the victims.

Stephen Willeford told Sky News he is no hero, he was just thinking of the victims of Devin Kelley.

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“The people in that church, they’re friends of mine, they’re family and every time I heard a shot I knew that it probably represented a life.

“I was scared to death, I was. I was scared for me, I was scared for every one of them.

“I was scared for my own family that just live less than a block away.

“I’m no hero. I am not. I think my God; my Lord protected me and gave the skills to do what needed to be done.

“I just wish I could have gotten there faster but I didn’t know what was happening.”

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