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Parishioners jumped on church gunman

| September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments



LAKELAND – At 6-foot-4 and 235 pounds, Derrick Foster is a solid man. But it wasn't just his physical strength that allowed him to corral a gunman at the Greater Faith Christian Center Church in Lakeland — it was also his mental state. Foster said everyone ran from the church as the first gunshot rang […]




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Church shooting suspect’s 1986 manslaughter revisited

| September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments



LAKELAND – Shekema Clark doesn't remember much about that dark night back in 1986, but she does remember this. "I just remember my mom was shot and me and my brother ran for help," said Clark. Clark was just 6 years old when Jeremiah Fogle shot and killed her mother Diane in their Highlands County […]




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Records: Church shooting suspect killed previous wife

| September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments



LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) – The man accused of killing his wife and then shooting two church pastors had pleaded guilty and been sentenced to 10 years of probation in 1987 in the slaying of a previous wife, according to court records. Jeremiah Fogle, 57, is charged with murder and attempted murder after Sunday's shootings. Authorities […]




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Man accused of shooting 2 pastors in Fla. church after killing wife; worshippers tackle him

| September 18, 2011 | 0 Comments



LAKELAND, Fla. — Derrick Foster was kneeling in prayer when the gunman burst through the front door of Greater Faith Christian Center Church. He heard shooting, then screams. A former church member is accused of critically wounding the church’s pastor and associate pastor as close to 20 people prayed between Sunday services. Authorities and relatives […]




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Gunman storms Lakeland church, shoots 2 pastors; wife found shot dead at home

| September 18, 2011 | 0 Comments



LAKELAND —  A gunman stormed into a Lakeland church service Sunday morning, shooting a pastor in the head and associate pastor three times. Officials said the suspect, Jeremiah Fogel, shot and killed his wife, 56-year-old Theresa Fogel, in their home before bursting into the nearby church, opening fire and seriously wounding the pastors. According to […]




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Pastors shot inside church, woman found dead nearby

| September 18, 2011 | 0 Comments



LAKELAND —  A woman is dead and two religious leaders seriously injured following separate shootings at a home and a church in Lakeland. According to the Polk County Sheriff's Office, the suspect, identified as Jeremiah Fogle, shot one victim at a nearby residence and traveled to the Greater Faith Christian Church, at 2035 West Parker […]




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Authorities: Fla. Church Gunman Taken Into Custody

| September 18, 2011 | 0 Comments



LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man shot and killed a person at a central Florida home, and then shot a pastor and associate pastor at a nearby church. The Polk County Sheriff's office says the man was tackled by parishioners and held until deputies arrived. Investigators say the accused gunman, Jeremiah Fogel, ran […]




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Man Shot After Leaping from Ambulance, Stabbing Officer in Church

| July 31, 2011 | 0 Comments



Investigators are trying to unravel the mysterious circumstances that lead to the shooting death of a man who, after being released from jail, leaped out of a moving ambulance and later stabbed an officer with a butcher knife. The bizarre chain of events started about 3:00 p.m. Saturday after the suspect posted bail at the […]




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Police look for person who fired gun into church

| July 3, 2011 | 0 Comments



CHARLOTTE, N.C — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are trying to find the person who shot into a west Charlotte church Tuesday just before 11:30 in the morning. The shooting happened on Campus Street at the Gethsemane AME Zion Church. 35 people were inside at the time, most of them senior citizens. "It went through the hall through […]




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DNA is in from church shooting

| June 19, 2011 | 0 Comments



YOUNGSTOWN – DNA tests have been completed in the case of a man accused of killing an elderly parishioner of St. Dominic Church in the church parking lot. Mahoning County assistant prosecutor Becky Doherty told Common Pleas Judge Lou D'Apolito the results were given to the attorney for Jamar Houser, 20, and that the attorneys […]




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Sweet Sixteen Shooting At Church in Detroit

| June 5, 2011 | 0 Comments



(WJBK) – Three people were shot and injured early Saturday morning after a fight broke out at a sweet sixteen party in Detroit. The shooting took place around 1 a.m. at the WOW Church and Life Center on 7 mile in Detroit.   http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/dpp/news/local/sweet-sixteen-shooting-at-church-in-detroit




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Families flee as gunmen open fire on church congregation

| April 28, 2011 | 0 Comments



Terrified churchgoers, including young families, fled for their lives when gunmen sprayed bullets into a crowd leaving a south London service. Two men opened fire outside the New Testament Church of God off Brixton Hill in Lambeth as more than 600 people, including the Jamaican High Commissioner and four families christening young children, made their […]




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Police Investigate Shooting Inside Church

| April 26, 2011 | 0 Comments



Just minutes after 1:00 p.m. a rescue squad was called to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church at 32nd Ave. and Ed Creighton Ave. where a man was found down inside the church. Radio calls from dispatchers to crews enroute said a gun was found next to the victim. The man was taken to Creighton […]




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Farmer slays woman, 2 kids outside Mexican church

| April 23, 2011 | 0 Comments



VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) — The director of Veracruz state police detectives says a farmer opened fire on a crowd as they were leaving a church in Mexico, killing a woman and two children and wounding another minor. Remigio Ortiz Olivares says the apparently disturbed man fled the scene after firing his shotgun at the churchgoers […]




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North Hollywood Man Convicted in Shooting at Granada Hills Church Carnival

| March 27, 2011 | 0 Comments



Fernando Diaz Jr. is convicted of two counts each of attempted murder and assault with a firearm and one count of being a felon with a firearm. A jury returned its final guilty verdict today in the trial of a North Hollywood man charged with shooting his ex-girlfriend and two other people at a church […]




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