April 23, 2012
Schlagwörter: church shooting, gun violence, Mord
Markieren 13:13 "Du wirst von allen wegen meines Namens gehasst werden, aber derjenige, der ausharrt bis ans Ende, er wird gerettet werden. "
A pastor’s mother in Aurora, Colorado was killed Sunday when a gunman opened fire in the church parking lot.
Josephine Eccles, 65, died from a gunshot wound during the incident.
An off-duty Denver police officer attending the church service confronted the gunman who continued to fire. The officer shot and killed the suspect. The officer was not injured.
Aurora police believed the gunman came to the church after an earlier confrontation but church members said he was not a member of their congregation and did not recognize him.
Ca. 30 people were inside the church when the gunshots rang out at the close of services.
The church has asked people to pray for the pastor, his family and the church family.