Sunday, September 24, 2017

One woman was killed and seven other people were hurt after a suspect identified as a Sudanese immigrant opened fire at a Tennessee church

The suspect, 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson, immigrated from Sudan two decades ago, police said. He's suspected of bringing at least two pistols and a mask to the predominantly white Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, southeast of Nashville. Metropolitan Nashville Police Department tweeted that Samson will be charged with murder and attempted murder. Law enforcement confirmed that Samson is a legal U.S. resident who immigrated from Sudan in 1996.

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