Texas shooting: Pregnant woman, children among 8 family members killed in Texas shooting

Tragedy hit three generations of the same family on Sunday when a lone gunman launched an attack on the small church in Texas.

According to reports, at least eight members of the family were among 26 people killed by a lone gunman who sprayed a small church in Texas with bullets Sunday -- including a woman who was eight months pregnant.

Crystal Holcombe, 36, was attending a church service with her family inside the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs on Sunday afternoon when shooter Devin Kelley opened fire with an assault rifle on the congregation.

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Her cousin, Nick Uhlig, told the Houston Chronicle that Holcombe died along with her in-laws and three of her five children who were also at the service.

"She doesn’t even drink, smoke or nothing," he told the newspaper. "She just takes care of kids; she raises goats and makes homemade cheese. That kind of thing, you know? They don’t go out dancing or anything like that. They’re real old-fashioned, down-to-earth."

Uhlig said his cousin's father-in-law, Bryan Holcombe, had worked as a prison minister. "He would go up to the prison with ukulele to sing."

And that Sunday, Bryan Holcombe was even filling in for the church's lead pastor, who was out of town.

SEE ALSO: Pastor's 14-year-old daughter reportedly among the dead in Texas church shooting

Police say the churchgoers killed ranged in age from five to 72 in what is being identified as the largest mass shooting in Texas state history. At least 20 others have been confirmed wounded.

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Mourners attend a candle light vigil after a mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, U.S., November 5, 2017. REUTERS/Sergio Flores
Texas Governor Greg Abbott attends a candle light vigil after a mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, U.S., November 5, 2017. REUTERS/Joe Mitchell
Brayleigh and her brother Branson attend a candle light vigil after a mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, U.S., November 5, 2017. REUTERS/Sergio Flores
Community leader Mike Gonzales attends a candle light vigil after a mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, U.S., November 5, 2017. REUTERS/Sergio Flores
Ramiro and Sofia Martinez attend a candle light vigil after a mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, U.S., November 5, 2017. REUTERS/Sergio Flores
Sofia Martinez, 9, attends a candle light vigil after a mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, U.S., November 5, 2017. REUTERS/Sergio Flores
A woman attends a candle light vigil after a mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, U.S., November 5, 2017. REUTERS/Joe Mitchell
Local residents take part in a candle light vigil for victims of a mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, US., November 5, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Khursheed
A woman and her children take part in a vigil for victims of a mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, US., November 5, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Khursheed TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Michaun Johnson attends a candle light vigil after a mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, U.S., November 5, 2017. REUTERS/Sergio Flores
Jordan Moy holds his 5 year old daughter Bryleigh Moy as he is interviewed across the street from a mass shooting site of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, U.S., November 5, 2017. REUTERS/Sergio Flores
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