Tennessee Church Shooting

At least one person was killed and seven others were wounded after a gunman opened fire at a Tennessee church Sunday.


A masked gunman opened fire at a church outside Nashville, shooting worshipers gathered for Sunday services. As many as fifty people were inside the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ. An usher confronted the shooter, who apparently got shot during the struggle.All of the victims were adults. The alleged gunman has been identified as 25 year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson, of nearby Murfreesboro. Church members told police that Samson had  attended the church a year or two ago. Federal officials have said the FBI will initiate a civil rights investigation into this shooting.