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.
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