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Texas church gunman had 'history of domestic violence and animal cruelty'



The man named as the gunman in a mass shooting at a Texas church was discharged from the US Air Force for allegedly assaulting his spouse and child and also had a history of animal cruelty, it has emerged.

A US Air Force spokeswoman, Ann Stefanek, said Devin Kelley served 12 months' confinement after a 2012 court-martial for the assault on his spouse and child.

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