“The shots were coming from on top of the roof they were not coming from anywhere else”
A woman who survived Sunday’s mass shooting at the First Baptist Church where 26 people lost their lives said that her and another survivor “know” that shots were raining down into the room from above and that the shooter was “on the roof.”
“I didn’t just hear them, I saw them, and then people went down.” the woman said in a brief interview with ABC News from the hospital.
According to the witness, the shooter “reloaded” his “shotgun” twice “on top of the roof at the church” before a third volley was fired at churchgoers from inside the room.
“He was on top, that’s how I got shot back here,” the woman explained while pointing toward her shoulderblade. “He was shooting the shots down on the floor in the church and the kids were all scattered on the bottom of the benches. […] The shots were coming from on top of the roof they were not coming from anywhere else.”
The woman then explained in detail how she could hear the shots pass by her ears before visibly seeing the bullets embed into the carpet and wood floor.