Tag: shooting

Life without parole for Pa. church shooter

| July 21, 2013 | 0 Comments



COUDERSPORT — A former elementary school teacher was sentenced to life in prison without parole Tuesday in Potter County Court after pleading guilty to first-degree murder charges last week. Gregory Lynn Eldred, 53, of Coudersport, heard the testimony from the friends and family of his ex-wife, Darlene Sitler, whom he fatally shot during Sunday morning worship […]




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Man charged in church shooting remains jailed on $105K bail

| June 24, 2013 | 0 Comments



OGDEN — An Ogden man charged with shooting his father-in-law while the man attended church services will continue to be held in jail on $105,000 cash-only bail. Charles "Ricky" Jennings, 35, was scheduled to have a bail hearing Thursday, but his defense attorney, Michael Bouwhuis, asked that the issue be continued to a later date […]




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Coroner: Police fatally shoot church gunman after being called in dispute over pastor firing

| June 23, 2013 | 0 Comments



JACKSON, Miss. — Police fatally shot the son of a church deacon on Sunday morning after they were called to a church when members of the congregation started arguing over the firing of a pastor, authorities said. Cacedrick White, 26, arrived with a shotgun and fired it once in the parking lot while police were […]




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Police arrest suspect in Ogden church shooting

| June 16, 2013 | 0 Comments



OGDEN — Police have arrested a man accused of walking into a Catholic church and shooting a man in the back of the head during Mass on Sunday in Ogden. Investigators say 35-year-old Charles Richard Jennings Jr. was captured Sunday afternoon in nearby Box Elder County after fleeing in a stolen pickup truck. Witnesses say […]




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Man shot during Catholic church services in Ogden; suspect arrested

| June 16, 2013 | 0 Comments



OGDEN — A widespread police search ended north of Tremonton Sunday afternoon, after a man was shot and injured inside the St. James Catholic Church. Police arrested Charles Richard Jennings, 35, on Interstate 84. The search for Jennings started just after 11:30 Sunday morning. Police said Jennings entered the church and specifically targeted the victim, […]




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Pastor describes shooting at church

| June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments



ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – An Albuquerque man was arrested this morning in Tucumcari for allegedly shooting his son Monday night at a northeast Albuquerque church. William Chavez was spotted by family Tuesday morning in Tucumcari and pulled over and arrested a short time later by New Mexico State Police. The pastor of New Beginnings church on […]




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Teens recovering after being shot near church festival

| June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments



MT. HEALTHY, OH (FOX19) –  A 14-year old girl and a 13-year-old boy are recovering after getting shot near a Mt. Healthy church festival. According to a police report, an unknown suspect fired four rounds into a crowd of people seated in a gazebo near the Assumption Parish Church Festival. Police say two men were […]




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Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris evacuated after suicide inside the landmark church

| May 24, 2013 | 0 Comments



PARIS — Some 1,500 visitors were cleared out of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after a man put a letter on the altar of the 850-year-old monument Tuesday, pulled out a gun and shot himself in the head. It’s the first suicide in decades at the landmark site, Monsignor Patrick Jacquin, the cathedral’s rector, told […]




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Church shooting may be linked to drive-by shooting

| May 15, 2013 | 0 Comments



ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —Albuquerque police are investigating the possibility that a stray bullet from a drive-by shooting hit a woman who was leaving Sunday Mass. Albuquerque police said the type of bullet that hit a 74-year-old woman outside the San Jose Parish matches shell casings that deputies found on Riverside Drive around the same time. There […]




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Trial underway for man accused of shooting church caretaker

| May 15, 2013 | 0 Comments



HARLAN, Ky. (WYMT) – Officials say he shot one man at a place of worship. 75-year-old Boss Saylor faced a jury in a Harlan County courtroom. Prosecutors will argue Saylor shot Clifford Napier outside the Pine Flat Baptist Church last fall and then ditched the weapon. In the opening statements, the Commonwealth’s Attorney and defense […]




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Knife-Wielding Burglary Suspect Shot Outside Van Nuys Church

| May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments



VAN NUYS (CBSLA.com) — A security guard shot and wounded a man he said was acting suspiciously outside a Van Nuys church Sunday morning. The shooting occurred about 8 a.m., an hour before services were to begin, outside The Church On The Way located near Sherman Way and Hazeltine. The guards followed the man off […]




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Man accused of killing wife at Federal Way church pleads guilty

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments



SEATTLE — A man accused of killing his ex-wife at a Federal Way church pleaded guilty to first degree murder charges on Friday. Prosecutors say Charles Parsons, 44, shot and killed Carol Parsons in March 2010 during a counseling session at Calvary Lutheran Church. He then called 911 to turn himself in. Carol Parsons, 38, […]




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Pastor After Church Murder: ‘It was A Nightmare’

| March 31, 2013 | 0 Comments



ASHTABULA, Ohio — Easter weekend came to a deadly end after police said a man shot and killed his father right outside of a church. It happened at Hiawatha Church of God in Christ around 1:15p.m. Sunday. At least 140 people were inside the church when everyone heard a gun shot. There were several children […]




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Book recounts aftermath of church shooting

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments



EDWARDSVILLE – Faith is what kept Cindy Winters alive following a tragic event that forever changed her family four years ago. Hundreds of people attended a reception Sunday at the Wildey Theatre to hear her story and to pick up a copy of her new book, "Reflections from the Pit." Winters' life changed on March […]




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Suspect to be evaluated in Coudersport church shooting

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments



COUDERSPORT — A Coudersport man will undergo a mental health evaluation before his preliminary hearing on charges he murdered his ex-wife during a church service. Potter County District Attorney Andy Watson said the preliminary hearing for 52-year-old Gregory Eldred, of Dutch Hill Road, will be postponed indefinitely until the evaluation is finished. Eldred is jailed […]




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