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    In this photo provided by WMUR-TV, police stand outside the New England Pentecostal Church after reports of a shooting on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Pelham, N.H.

    Shooter Wounds Two at Wedding in New Hampshire Church, Gets Subdued by Guests, Apprehended by Police

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    There are still no details regarding possible fatalities, but it is reported that several people were wounded.

    Several people have been shot at New England Pentecostal Ministries in Pelham, New Hampshire, US. Pelham Police Department has issued a statement saying that the shooting occurred at 10:12 during a wedding that was taking place in a church. Although an investigation is still underway, police do not believe the attack was "a random event".

    The attacker wounded two attendees of the ceremony, but was subdued by other guests and was apprehended by police officers. There were no fatalities in the incident and two injured persons have been taken to hospital.

    The office of New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu has stated via Twitter that an investigation into the incident is underway and warned that the church remains "a very active scene".

    Social media users, posting alleged pictures and videos from the scene, have reported the presence of local and state police, as well as several ambulances.


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