September 6, 2012 – ESCAMBIA CO., Fla. — Escambia County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a shooting victim call at Jackson Street and Forest Drive in Pensacola around 6 p.m. Wednesday.
The shooting victim is Pastor Laddie Pierce of West Pensacola Baptist Church. Witnesses say that Pierce was shot during bible study, before their normal Wednesday service.
Officials at the scene did not believe the injuries are life threatening.
The 72-year-old man who shot the pastor of West Pensacola Baptist Church on Wednesday night did so because he thought the minister was cheating with his wife, according to an arrest report.