‘UNENDING HORROR’: Newspapers cover massacre in Sutherland Springs

Newspapers across the country had a similar reaction to Sunday’s mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. “HORRIFIC TRAGEDY,” the Dallas Morning News declared Monday. “THIS IS HORRIFIC,” read the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “UNENDING HORROR,” said the New York Daily News.

And there’s the surreal sense of these horrors growing increasingly routine. The Sutherland Springs shooting, with 26 churchgoers slain, was the fifth deadliest in U.S. history. The deadliest, in Las Vegas, occurred just over a month ago. The third deadliest, in Orlando, was in the summer of 2016.

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Coverage of Sutherland Springs church shooting

A man dressed in black tactical-style gear and armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside a church in a small South Texas community on Sunday, killing 26 people and wounding about 20 others in what the governor called the deadliest mass shooting in the state’s history. The dead ranged in age from 5 to 72 years old. (newseum.org)

26 dead in shooting at Texas church

THE WASHINGTON POST
Published in Washington, D.C. USA. (newseum.org)

‘Unimaginable’

THE SEATTLE TIMES
Published in Seattle, Wash. USA. (newseum.org)

Act of Evil

THE DENVER POST
Published in Denver, Colo. USA. (newseum.org)

Massacre at Texas church

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
Published in San Francisco, Calif. USA. (newseum.org)

26 SHOT DEAD IN TEXAS

LOS ANGELES TIMES
Published in Los Angeles, Calif. USA. (newseum.org)

26 DEAD IN CHURCH ATTACK

THE SUN
Published in San Bernardino, Calif. USA. (newseum.org)

AN “EVIL ACT”

THE KENTUCKY ENQUIRER
Published in Fort Mitchell, Ky. USA. (newseum.org)

26 KILLED IN ATTACKAT TEXAS CHURCH

THE NEW ORLEANS ADVOCATE
Published in New Orleans, La. USA. (newseum.org)

26 killed in Texas church

CHICAGO TRIBUNE
Published in Chicago, Ill. USA. (newseum.org)

Church shooting in Texas kills 26

ORLANDO SENTINEL
Published in Orlando, Fla. USA. (newseum.org)

At least 26 deadin Texas shooting

THE BALTIMORE SUN
Published in Baltimore, Md. USA. (newseum.org)

Gunman in Texaskills 26 at church

STAR TRIBUNE
Published in Minneapolis, Minn. USA. (newseum.org)

Gunman hits church

THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC
Published in Phoenix, Ariz. USA. (newseum.org)

CHURCH MASSACRE

NEW YORK POST
Published in New York, N.Y. USA. (newseum.org)

Unending Horror

DAILY NEWS
Published in New York, N.Y. USA. (newseum.org)

26 killed at church

LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL
Published in Las Vegas, Nev. USA. (newseum.org)

Texas church massacre kills 26

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE
Published in Pittsburgh, Pa. USA. (newseum.org)

26 DEAD ATTEXAS CHURCH

THE PLAIN DEALER
Published in Cleveland, Ohio USA. (newseum.org)

‘THIS IS HORRIFIC’

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM
Published in Fort Worth, Texas USA. (newseum.org)

AT LEAST 26 KILLEDIN CHURCH SHOOTING

AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN
Published in Austin, Texas USA. (newseum.org)

‘Horrific tragedy’

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS
Published in Dallas, Texas USA. (newseum.org)

GUNMAN KILLS 26 AT CHURCH

VICTORIA ADVOCATE
Published in Victoria, Texas USA. (newseum.org)

26 SLAUGHTEREDAT TEXAS CHURCH

HOUSTON CHRONICLE
Published in Houston, Texas USA. (newseum.org)

Gunman kills 26 at church service

USA TODAY
Published in McLean, Va. USA. (newseum.org)

ARMED FOR WAR, GUNMAN KILLS 26 IN ATTACK ON RURAL TEXAS CHURCH

THE NEW YORK TIMES
Published in New York, N.Y. USA. (newseum.org)

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