“‘Everyone die, [expletive],'” Solis recalled the shooter screaming.
That got here in the midst of the horrifying ordeal, the couple recalled to ABC affiliate KSAT. The photographs started when suspected gunman Devin Kelley was nonetheless outdoors the church and the parishioners have been in the midst of worship service.
“Abruptly I hear, like firecrackers popping. Tah tah tah tah tah tah tah,” Solis stated.
Somebody screamed that it was gunfire, and everybody took cowl.
“It was so scary and that man was capturing, I imply he was capturing exhausting,” Solis recalled.
Solis was hit within the shoulder. Ramirez was injured by shrapnel. The 2 huddled collectively, enjoying lifeless, watching others fall round him. She might see the bullets hitting the carpet as he continued to shoot from outdoors.
When there was a break within the capturing after which footsteps approached, Solis stated that for a second she hoped it was the police.
“Everybody acquired actual quiet,” she remembered. “Everybody was saying, ‘Be quiet, it is him, it is him.'”
When the gunman obtained contained in the church, he began going aisle to aisle, looking for survivors, Ramirez stated. He stated that when infants cried out, he shot them level-clean.
Now each Solis and Ramirez are residence and grateful to be alive.
“The Lord saved me as a result of I do know it was my final day,” Solis stated.