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The hero who shot and killed a gunman after he opened fire in a White Settlement, Texas church on Sunday, is a former FBI agent and head of church security.

Jack Wilson, a 70-year-old former FBI agent, opened fire on the gunman within sex seconds after the lunatic shot two innocent people including the church deacon and a security guard.

Anton "Tony" Wallace, 64, was the church's deacon and a registered nurse. One other person was critically wounded.

Tiffany Wallace was sitting in the pews at West Freeway Church of Christ when her father was shot.

"The guy just stood up from the pew, turned toward my dad and I guess he shot at the security guard," she said. Tiffany (pictured above) ran to her father and cradled his head in her arms as he took his last breath.

Tiffany said another parishioner noticed the gunman was acting strangely and wore a false beard.

The shooter was not identified by police, but conspiracy theorists online claim he is Black and wore a jacket with the words "Black Lives Matter" on the back.

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Wilson, who is running for County Commissioner for District 3, said he was "blessed with the ability" to protect the other parishioners.

In a Facebook post, he said he hoped he would never be in the position he was put in to save lives. "I'm thankful to GOD that I have been blessed with the ability and desire to serve him in the role of head of security at the church. I am very sad in the loss of two dear friends and brothers in CHRIST, but evil does exist in the world and I and other members are not going to allow evil to succeed."

He added, "I just want to thank all who have sent their prayers and comments on the events today."