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Multiple people shot inside a New Hampshire church  

The Gazette Staff

Multiple people have reportedly been shot inside a church in New Hampshire Saturday morning and the shooter is in custody. 

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. 

Pelham police confirmed that the shooter has been apprehended and ambulances, state and local police are currently on the scene.

No deaths have been reported. 

According to the church’s website, a ‘men and women meeting’ for Domestic Abuse Month was scheduled for 9.30am Saturday. 

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

The shooting occurred shortly after 10am Saturday and no deaths have been reported

The shooting occurred shortly after 10am Saturday and no deaths have been reported

The shooting occurred shortly after 10am Saturday and no deaths have been reported 

The New York Police Department Counterterrorism Bureau said it is 'closely monitoring the shooting incident; in New Hampshire

The New York Police Department Counterterrorism Bureau said it is 'closely monitoring the shooting incident; in New Hampshire

The New York Police Department Counterterrorism Bureau said it is ‘closely monitoring the shooting incident; in New Hampshire 

The shooting came just hours before a service was to be held for a church minister who was shot in the neck and killed last week. 

Ordained minister Luis Garcia was found dead inside his home in Londonderry on October 1 after being shot in the neck

Ordained minister Luis Garcia was found dead inside his home in Londonderry on October 1 after being shot in the neck

Ordained minister Luis Garcia was found dead inside his home in Londonderry on October 1 after being shot in the neck 

Ordained minister Luis Garcia was found dead inside his home in Londonderry on October  1. Brandon Castiglione, 24, has been charged with second-degree murder in his death. 

Funeral services for Garcia were to be held at noon today at the church, but after the shooting mourners were turned away by police.   

‘He was a Superman stopped by a bullet. He was a Christian Batman hit by a Joker,’ a family member said of Garcia. 

The area has also been sealed off with one witness reporting ‘heavy police presence’. 

The State Police Major Crime Unit is involved in the investigation. 

The New York Police Department Counterterrorism Bureau said it is ‘closely monitoring the shooting incident at the New England Pentecostal church in Pelham, NH.’  

The church website describes itself as ‘committed to touching lives dramatically and bringing aid and deliverance to all people regardless of race, creed or color throughout all generations.

‘Our church welcomes people from all parts of New England and the Northeast area.’ 

 

Source : Mail Online

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