Tag: homicide

Witnesses describe deadly megachurch shooting

| November 11, 2012 | 0 Comments



SOUTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. —  For the first time since a deadly shooting at a south Fulton County megachurch last month, church members are describing the horrifying ordeal. Billy Mackin and his wife said they watched as a gunman approached a stage at the World Changers International Church and shot another man leading a prayer […]




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Graffiti killing: Police seek witnesses in church shooting

| November 11, 2012 | 0 Comments



Los Angeles police were looking Monday for anyone with information about a shooting that left a congregant dead when he tried to stop vandals from spraying gang graffiti on a Westlake storefront church. Andres Ordonez, 25, was fatally shot about 6:20 p.m. Sunday when he came out of the evening service at Principe de Paz […]




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911 Call: Forest Hill pastor beaten to death inside church

| October 29, 2012 | 0 Comments



911 calls made from inside the church.   Read more about the crime: http://blog.congregationalsecurityinc.com/2012/10/forest-hill-pastor-beaten-to-death-inside-church/#.UI9PXIbitI0




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Forest Hill pastor beaten to death inside church

| October 29, 2012 | 1 Comment



FOREST HILL – A longtime Baptist pastor was fatally beaten inside his Forest Hill church Monday morning, and the suspect later died in the back of a patrol car, according to police and MedStar. Pastor Danny Kirk was apparently inside Greater Sweethome Missionary Baptist Church, 7312 Forest Hill Drive, about 11:15 a.m. when a vehicle […]




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Sources: Police almost let church shooter go

| October 24, 2012 | 0 Comments



COLLEGE PARK, Ga. —  Deputies booked Floyd Palmer, 52, into the Fulton County Jail on Wednesday night, arrested and charged with fatally shooting a man during a prayer service Wednesday morning at World Changers Church International in College Park. Channel 2 Action News was there as investigators took Palmer into custody at Lenox Square Wednesday […]




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Suspect arrested in World Changers church shooting

| October 24, 2012 | 0 Comments



Police arrested the suspect Wednesday afternoon in the fatal shooting of a man at World Changers Church International in College Park. Floyd Palmer, 52, was arrested at Lenox Square in Buckhead just before 4 p.m., according to the U.S. Marshal’s Service. He was wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of Greg McDowell, 39, Wednesday […]




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1 dead in shooting at Creflo Dollar’s megachurch

| October 24, 2012 | 0 Comments



FULTON COUNTY, Ga. – Fulton County police say a man was shot and killed on Wednesday morning as he lead worship services inside World Changers International Church. The shooting suspect, who has been identified as former church employee Floyd Palmer, remains on the loose. Cpl. Kay Lester says Palmer, 52, may have left the scene […]




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Man shot dead at Creflo Dollar’s World Changers Church

| October 24, 2012 | 0 Comments



A man shot Wednesday morning at World Changers Church International in College Park has died, according to Fulton County police. Police confirmed earlier that one man was shot around 10:30 a.m. and transported in critical condition to South Fulton Hospital where he later died. Channel 2 Action News said the victim was a member of […]




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Trial for capital murder of Arlington pastor continues Tuesday

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments



FORT WORTH — Defense attorneys challenged evidence and evidence collection Tuesday in the capital murder trial of Steven Nelson, the man accused of killing Arlington preacher Clint Dobson. Tuesday morning, defense attorney Bill Ray challenged a crime scene tech about the location of a trash can and a coffee cup, and asked whether she tested […]




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Sikh Temple Shooting Video Shows Wade Michael Page On Rampage

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments



OAK CREEK, Wis. — A white supremacist who killed a half-dozen people at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee last month chased down the first police officer on the scene, pumping round after round into him as he lay wounded behind a parked car, video released Monday showed. Oak Creek Police Chief John Edwards played […]




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Sikh Temple Shooting Victim’s Son Asks FBI To Track Hate Crimes Against Sikhs

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments



WASHINGTON — The son of a massacre victim at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin asked the Obama administration on Wednesday to begin collecting statistics on hate crimes against Sikhs. Harpreet Singh Saini, 18, told a Senate hearing he wanted to give his late mother "the dignity of being a statistic." Saini's mother, Paramjit Kaur Saini, […]




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Guard’s death brings prison for teenager

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments



A Detroit teen will spend 12-30 years in prison in connection with the shooting death of an 84-year-old church security guard in Detroit. Anthony Williams was sentenced Wednesday in Wayne County Circuit Court in connection with the death of Joseph Lewis Jr. on May 9 in a parking lot on Tireman, a mile west of […]




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Church shooting defendant seeks public defender

| September 19, 2012 | 0 Comments



Mahmoud Yousef Hindi, the doctor accused of fatally shooting two men during a homeowners association meeting, formally pleaded not guilty in Jefferson Circuit Court on Monday and requested that a public defender be appointed because he is indigent. And Jefferson Circuit Court Judge Frederic Cowan ordered that Hindi continue to be held without bond at […]




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Criminal investigation expands in Cordell boy’s death in church fight

| September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments



CORDELL — The criminal investigation into the death of a 12-year-old boy who died after a fight at a Cordell church has been expanded, a prosecutor said Friday. District Attorney Dennis Smith said an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation report concerning the death of Lane Madison was delivered to his office about six weeks ago. […]




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Mahmoud Hindi pleads not guilty in Springdale church shooting

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments



Mahmoud Hindi, the man accused of fatally shooting one man and critically injuring another at a homeowners association meeting Thursday night, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Saturday morning. The charges include murder, assault and wanton endangerment. Jefferson District Judge Angela McCormick Bisig denied his lawyers’ request to lower his bond from $1 million to […]




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