‘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.

See the above slideshow for newspaper covers both from Texas and from other cities where there have been mass shootings. (Yahoo News)

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<p>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) </p>
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)

<p>THE WASHINGTON POST<br> Published in Washington, D.C. USA. (newseum.org) </p>
26 dead in shooting at Texas church

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

<p>THE SEATTLE TIMES<br> Published in Seattle, Wash. USA. (newseum.org) </p>
‘Unimaginable’

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

<p>THE DENVER POST<br> Published in Denver, Colo. USA. (newseum.org) </p>
Act of Evil

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

<p>SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE<br> Published in San Francisco, Calif. USA. (newseum.org) </p>
Massacre at Texas church

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

<p>LOS ANGELES TIMES<br> Published in Los Angeles, Calif. USA. (newseum.org) </p>
26 SHOT DEAD IN TEXAS

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

<p>THE SUN<br> Published in San Bernardino, Calif. USA. (newseum.org) </p>
26 DEAD IN CHURCH ATTACK

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

<p>THE KENTUCKY ENQUIRER<br> Published in Fort Mitchell, Ky. USA. (newseum.org) </p>
AN “EVIL ACT”

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

<p>THE NEW ORLEANS ADVOCATE<br> Published in New Orleans, La. USA. (newseum.org) </p>
26 KILLED IN ATTACKAT TEXAS CHURCH

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

<p>CHICAGO TRIBUNE<br> Published in Chicago, Ill. USA. (newseum.org) </p>
26 killed in Texas church

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

<p>ORLANDO SENTINEL<br> Published in Orlando, Fla. USA. (newseum.org) </p>
Church shooting in Texas kills 26

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

<p>THE BALTIMORE SUN<br> Published in Baltimore, Md. USA. (newseum.org) </p>
At least 26 deadin Texas shooting

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

<p>STAR TRIBUNE<br> Published in Minneapolis, Minn. USA. (newseum.org) </p>
Gunman in Texaskills 26 at church

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

<p>THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC<br> Published in Phoenix, Ariz. USA. (newseum.org) </p>
Gunman hits church

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

<p>NEW YORK POST<br> Published in New York, N.Y. USA. (newseum.org) </p>
CHURCH MASSACRE

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

<p>DAILY NEWS<br> Published in New York, N.Y. USA. (newseum.org) </p>
Unending Horror

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

<p>LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL<br> Published in Las Vegas, Nev. USA. (newseum.org) </p>
26 killed at church

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

<p>PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE<br> Published in Pittsburgh, Pa. USA. (newseum.org) </p>
Texas church massacre kills 26

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

<p>THE PLAIN DEALER<br> Published in Cleveland, Ohio USA. (newseum.org) </p>
26 DEAD ATTEXAS CHURCH

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

<p>FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM<br> Published in Fort Worth, Texas USA. (newseum.org) </p>
‘THIS IS HORRIFIC’

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

<p>AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN<br> Published in Austin, Texas USA. (newseum.org) </p>
AT LEAST 26 KILLEDIN CHURCH SHOOTING

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

<p>THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS<br> Published in Dallas, Texas USA. (newseum.org) </p>
‘Horrific tragedy’

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

<p>VICTORIA ADVOCATE<br> Published in Victoria, Texas USA. (newseum.org) </p>
GUNMAN KILLS 26 AT CHURCH

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

<p>HOUSTON CHRONICLE<br> Published in Houston, Texas USA. (newseum.org) </p>
26 SLAUGHTEREDAT TEXAS CHURCH

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

<p>USA TODAY<br> Published in McLean, Va. USA. (newseum.org) </p>
Gunman kills 26 at church service

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

<p>THE NEW YORK TIMES<br> Published in New York, N.Y. USA. (newseum.org) </p>
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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