Active Shooter kills 26 and wounds 20 others in Texas

6 October 2017 – Texas – On Sunday morning around 11:00a.m. a gunmen identified by authorities as Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, opened fire at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, according to authorities.  Authorities said that the gunmen was dressed entirely in black and also wore a face mask replete with a white skull.  Authorities report 26 people were killed and 20 others were injured.  Please join the employees of Church Security 360 Degrees, LLC in praying for the victims immediate family members, and the family  church community of First Baptist Church Sutherland Springs.  We are greatly sadden, shocked and profoundly grieved, and our condolences and deepest sympathy goes out to the victims family members. 

CHURCH SHOOTING OUTSIDE FRESNO LEAVES TWO SHOT, ONE FATALLY

5 November 2017 – Fresno CA.  – Law enforcement authorities report two people were shot in the parking lot of St. Alphonus Church. Fat Dominic Rajappa that parishioners were leaving morning mass then the gunfire broke out.  Police report that Manuel Garcia, age 64, shot his 61-year-old wife Martha Garcia.  Authorities report that Martha Garcia has recently filed for divorce according to Martha Garcia’s boyfriend. Law enforcement authorities discover Manual Garcia dead at his residence apparently from a self-inflected gunshot.

Suspect shoots three members in East Selma, Alabama Church ….

September 20, 2015 – East Selma, Alabama – Police authorities reported that James Junior Minter, 26, is being held without bond in the shooting of his girlfriend, his infant son and a pastor who tried to intervene Sunday morning.  Accordingly to police and witnesses, Minter opened fire during church service at Oasis Tabernacle Church in East Selma, Alabama.  Minter shot his girlfriend in the face and a  1-month-old boy, was shot in the hand.  Pastor Carswell, of Oasis Tabernacle Church,  was shoot in the leg while trying to grab the weapons from Minter.  Accordingly to officials victims are in stable condition.

Man Opens Fire with Shotgun in Church…

KNOXVILLE, TN – MAY 25, 2015:  On 25 May 2015, a gunman bursted into a Knoxville, Tenn., church and opened fire with a shotgun while children were performing a production of “Annie” killing one and wounding eight. No given motive or reason for the churching.

Hartford Pastor Shoot on Memorial Day…

Hartford – May 24, 2015: The Rev. Dr. Augustus Sealy, 54, who leads the First Church of the Nazarene at 932 Capitol Ave., was shot outside the church.

The victim was placing flags in front of First Church of Nazarene there in honor of Memorial day when he was shot three times, police said. He was shot twice in the right leg, and once in the left shoulder, police said.

Members of the church confirmed the pastor, Augustus Sealy of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, underwent surgery after the incident Sunday morning.

Sealy, 54, is in stable condition, police said. Ironically, today was his five-year anniversary as pastor.

Please join Church Security 360 Degrees, LLC,  in praying for Rev. Augustus quick and full recovery!

Pastor Killed at Bayshore Baptist Church in Florida

December 4, 2014- Bradenton, Fla. – Manatee County Sheriff reported that Pastor Tripp Battle of Bayshore Baptist Church and Bayshore Baptist’s Nursery/Children’s director Amber Avalos. Mrs. Avalos was the wife of suspected shooter Andy Avalos.  The Manatee County Sheriff Department reports that Andy Avalos remains on the loose.

Pastor Walker Killed in church shooting…

Phoenix, AZ – Two Priest were shot at Mother of Mercy church in Phoenix, AZ on June 13, 2014.  Pastor Walker, died at the scene and Pastor Joseph Terra, was injured but is expected to recover.  Police have no suspects at this time.

Pastor Shot and Killed While Preaching….

27 September 2013 – LAKE CHARLES, LA – Sheriff’s Office reports that a pastor was shot and killed while preaching Friday night in Calcasieu.

Sheriff’s office  said 53-year-old Woodrow Karey, of Lake Charles, is accused of walking into the church and shooting Pastor Ronald J.Harris Sr. as he was preaching during a revival.  Sheriff office says that Pastor Harris was pronounced dead at the scene.  Karey,  surrendered to law enforcement officials and has been charged with second degree murder.  No motive has been determined. Karey was armed with a shotgun and .22 caliber handgun.  Law enforcement officials have recovered both weapons.  Please join us in praying for the family of Pastor Harris, Sr and Woodrow Karey.

 

Church Shooting in South Bend Ind.

18 September – 2013 – SOUTH BEND, Ind.– Police officials reported that a gunman wearing a mask entered a South Bend church Wednesday Evening and shot two bullets at a church member working inside. Sunday Kingdom Christian Center in South Bend.  According to officials, the church message was focused on spiritual warfare and advocacy against gun violence.  No injuries were sustained  during the incident.  No arrest have been made at the time of this posting.

5 shoot in front of Uptown Baptist Church Shooting….

August 20, 2013 – Chicago- Three men in a white vehicle fired gunshots at a group of people on the steps of the Uptown Baptist Church, Monday evening. Witnesses told police that one gunman fired as many as 20 shots from the vehicle. Police say that the shooting was gang related. Three of the people who were shot were listed from stable to critical condition. One person received minor injuries and was treated and released from the hospital and one of the persons shot was in critical condition and on life support, and was not expected to survive. Please join Church Security in praying for the victims, their families and the safety of Uptown Baptist Church as the surrounding community.

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