Man and lady shot at church in Pelham in what police say was not a random shooting
A gunman opened fire at a wedding ceremony inside a New Hampshire religion on Saturday, hitting two parties before guests attacked the attacker and comprised him until police arrived, authorities said.
Pelham police chief Joseph Roark said no fatalities were reported in the shooting at New England Pentecostal church.
One of the people who helped subdue the believe, who arrived here and began filming after the wed began, suffered minor injuries, Roark said.
A man and a woman were shot, police said. It was unknown if they were part of the ceremony or clients at the marry.
” This does not seem to be a random occasion, at least at this extent ,” Roark told reporters.
Three people were taken to hospitals but no update on their conditions was provided. Roark said he was not aware of any injuries to the gunman. Roark did not offer a motivating for the filming. No accuses were announced.
Roark said the New Hampshire attorney general’s office would provide more details of the shooting later.
Police were called to the church shortly thereafter 10 am in Pelham, a town of about 13,000 on the border with Massachusetts.
Roark said the church received active shooter training from his department within the last year. He did not know if people who subjugated the shooter were trained the same way but” I think that is a standard that is being taught now to address the threat “.
A funeral was scheduled to be held at the church after the marry, for 60 -year-old Luis Garcia. Garcia, prime ministers at the church, was killed earlier this month. A soul has been charged and is jailed.