The Nashville Fire Department reports that one churchgoer was killed and eight were injured in a shooting at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ around 11:15 a.m. Sunday. The shooter was amongst those injured. As of now, The Metro Nashville Police Department is investigating the case.
The gunman has been identified as 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson. Emanuel has since received medical treatment and released from the hospital. He will be charged with murder and attempted murder.
One churchgoer told a reporter that Emanuel “entered the church wearing a clown mask and opened fire.” Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and their loved ones at this time.
This story is developing.
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