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At least 2 wounded in shooting at New Hampshire church

13 October 2019

A man with a handgun opened fire at an early morning wedding in a New Hampshire church on Saturday, injuring two. Police have not confirmed how many people were shot.

The suspect has not been identified.

Roark says a man and a woman were shot. But the department said in a written statement: "Preliminary investigation of the matter indicates that this incident does not appear to be a random event". Upon arrival, officers found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds and several guests holding the alleged shooter down.

Lowell General Hospital in MA said in a statement that it received one patient from the shooting who has since been transferred to a hospital in Boston.

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He said Saturday's shooter arrived at the church after the wedding began.

"While this remains a very active scene, the State of New Hampshire will provide all necessary resources to support the community and our local partners", he said.

Hillsborough County Attorney Michael Conlon said a suspect was in custody but no other information was available.

'Our church welcomes people from all parts of New England and the Northeast area'. Garcia, a local minister, was shot and killed October 1, the Union Leader reports.

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A memorial service scheduled for Saturday afternoon at the church was canceled after the shooting, attendee Geraldo Pagan said.

At least four people are believed to have been injured in a shooting at New England Pentecostal Ministries in Pelham, New Hampshire just after 10am.

The town of Pelham is located in southern New Hampshire, 23 miles south of Manchester.

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At least 2 wounded in shooting at New Hampshire church