1 Dead and Multiple People Injured after Gunman Opens Fire In Nashville Church

One person was killed and seven others were wounded during a shooting at a church in Antioch, Tennessee, on Sunday morning.

Metro Nashville Police announced on Twitter that a shooter opened fire at Church of Christ Burnette Chapel. They said that one woman died and an additional six people were shot, with another person wounded by being pistol whipped.


Bill Hunter, a former minister of the church,told Tennessean reporter Natalie Allison, “A fella walked in, sat down in a seat and pulled out a pistol and started shooting.”

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25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson

The shooter was also wounded and taken to a hospital, police said. He was later released and identified by police as 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson. He will be charged with murder and attempted murder, according to police.

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