Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Alabama Church Shooting - 3 Injured

James Minter 
James Minter has been charged with three counts of attempted murder after allegedly shooting a woman, an infant and a pastor inside a church. (Selma Police Department via AP) 

Local news

Witnesses told police that Minter entered the church and sat in the front row between his girlfriend and the baby, according to a statement released by the Selma Police Department. Minter then pulled out a handgun and started shooting, the statement said. The girlfriend fell to the ground, and Minter fired at her, striking her in the jaw and shoulder. The baby, a 1-month-old boy, was shot in the hand.

The church's pastor then grabbed Minter and was shot in the leg. Members of the congregation helped subdue Minter and managed to wrest away his gun, according to police. Minter then ran out of the church.

1 comment:

  1. Good God! What a heroic pastor! Kudos all around. A true man of God.

    May the Lord protect his own.