Sunday, 17 December, 2017

Gunman opens fire at Nashville-area church, killing at least one

Nashville-shooting Twitter ONGOING Police are still hunting the shooter
Erik Tate | 25 September, 2017, 00:51

It happened around 11:15 at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch.

One man who confronted the shooter while inside the church was violently pistol whipped, Aaron said. The shooter is among those wounded, the fire department says. "The majority are older adults", Nashville Police Department wrote on Twitter. The nature of the injuries weren't immediately known.

"This is an exceptionally fearless individual", Aaron said during a briefing outside the church in Antioch, about 16km southeast of downtown Nashville. At some point during the confrontation, authorities say the gunman then shot himself, but it's unclear if it was intentional. The gunman was also wounded, the fire department said.

WKRN's Josh Breslow tweeted this video featuring a woman who lives next door to the church.

A person was taken into police custody, officials told Fox.

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The church service began at around 10:00 a.m. Sunday, according to the Tennessean.

The surrounding area was closed off as police conduct an investigation.

The gunman then turned the gun on himself, according to Nashville police. My prayers are with the victims of the Burnette Chapel Church shooting.

"The guy shot at them, but they was able to get out", Love said.

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