'I hit the deck and I just lay there' - Neighbour of church where 26 died describes hearing semi-automatic gunfire

Members of the FBI walk next to the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs after a fatal shooting, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

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A man who lives near the church in Texas where 26 people were shot dead has described hearing semi-automatic gunfire from his front porch.