Man who lost 8 family members in church shooting releases statement
SAN ANTONIO (SBG San Antonio)-- A man who lost eight members of his family in the church shooting in Sutherland Springs has released a statement concerning the shooting and his family.
Holcombe lost his wife Crystal; three of his stepchildren - 11-year-old Emily Rose Hill, 13-year-old Gregory Lynn Hill, and 9-year-old Megan Gail Hill; his parents, 58-year-old Karla Plain Holcombe and 60-year-old John Bryan Holcombe; his brother 36-year-old Marc Daniel Holcombe, and his niece 1-year-old Noah Holcombe.
John Holcombe posted three statements on his Facebook page Wednesday. He started with a quote from the Bible:
He then expressed his thanks for the "love, prayers, and support" he and his family have received and asks that everyone continue to pray for them.
In his last post, he mentions the loss of his unborn child and included his wife Crystal's "pick for a girl, a boy, and the nickname the kids gave the baby."