1 Dead, 8 Injured in Antioch Church Shooting

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At least one person is dead and eight more are injured after a gunman stormed the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch this morning.

WKRN reports:

One woman was killed and eight people, including the gunman, were injured in what officials are calling a “mass casualty” incident at a church in Antioch Sunday morning.

Metro police responded to the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ on Pin Hook Road at 11:15 a.m.

The preliminary investigation shows the gunman, whose identity has yet to be released, arrived to the church in a blue SUV wearing a mask.

Metro police said he immediately confronted a woman outside the church, shooting her at least one time, killing her on the scene.

Developing

UPDATE: Metro Nashville Police has released the shooter’s identity as Emanuel Kidega Samson.


 

 

 

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