Man and maiden 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, killing two people before guests tackled 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 suppose, who arrived and began filming after the marry 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 happen, at least at this object ,” Roark told reporters.
Three people were sent to hospital but no update on their conditions was provided. Roark said he was not aware of any hurts to the gunman. Roark did not offer a motive for the shooting. No indictments were announced.
Roark said the New Hampshire attorney general’s office would afford more details of the shooting later.
Police were called to the church shortly after 10 am in Pelham, a city of about 13,000 on the border with Massachusetts.
Roark said the church received active shooter training from his district within the last year. He did not know if people who quashed the crap-shooter were trained the same way but” I think that is a standard that is being schooled now to address the threat “.
A funeral was scheduled to be held at the church after the wed, for 60 -year-old Luis Garcia. Garcia, prime ministers at the church, was killed earlier this month. A mortal has been charged and is jailed.