Weekly YouTube videos of the church's Sunday service don't show many more people than that in attendance.
Emergency personnel quickly rushed to the scene, with some victims evacuated by helicopter.
"There are a number of individuals just weeping and just wanted to know what's happened to their loved ones", he said.
The wife of the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs says the couple's 14-year-old daughter was among those killed in a mass shooting at the church. Annabelle, 14, "was one very handsome, special child", Pomeroy said.
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The shooter is believed to have been killed in the massacre.
Police have confirmed the man who opened fire is now dead following a short pursuit and said there were "multiple victims".
There are reports the gunman was seen to reload "several times".
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The shooting occurred at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs in Wilson County, about 40 miles (65 km) east of San Antonio.
Federal law enforcement swarmed the scene to offer assistance, including ATF investigators and members of the FBI's evidence collection team.
Carrie Matula, who was at a gas station about 50 yards away from the church, told MSNBC that she heard what sounded like "semi-automatic" gunfire erupt at about 11:30 a.m. I would never have thought this would have taken place here. It's just too tight a community. Last Sunday, Pomeroy delivered a sermon at the church, encouraging parishioners to "lean on the Lord", even when circumstances don't make sense.
A Texas church was the scene of a shooting on Sunday, according to ABC affiliate KSAT.
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A nearby community hall was being used as a gathering point. It is also the deadliest church shooting in modern American history.
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