One person killed, seven injured during church service.
A woman was shot and killed, and several others injured after a gunman opened fire inside a church in the US State of Tennessee.
According to local authorities, the gunman was also shot, and was transported to a local hospital by the Nashville Fire Department.
Gunman opens fire at Church of Christ Burnette Chapel on Pin Hook Road. 1 woman dead in parking lot...6 other innocents shot... pic.twitter.com/yuwjfGPjXs— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) September 24, 2017
Law enforcement were first alerted to the shooting at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ near Antioch at around 11am.
The fire department confirmed that those injured were all over the age of 60 with the exception of one victim.
Nashville Mayor Megan Barry said; "This is a terrible tragedy for our city. My heart aches for the family and friends of the deceased as well as for the wounded victims and their loved ones. Their lives have been forever changed, as has the life of their faith community at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ.
"My administration, especially the Metro Nashville Police Department, will continue to work with community members to stop crime before it starts, encourage peaceful conflict resolution, and promote non-violence."BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS