Gunman Shoots Two at New Hampshire Church Wedding, ‘Gang Tackled’ by Guests

Pelham Police said a man and woman were injured during the wedding ceremony in a shooting that is not random.

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A gunman opened fire during a Saturday morning wedding ceremony at a New Hampshire Pentecostal church, striking two people before fast-thinking guests “gang tackled” and “subdued the shooter” until police arrived, Pelham Police Chief Joseph Roark said.

The suspect has been arrested in the shooting at the New England Pentecostal Church, Roark said. He did not identify the suspect or provide a motive, but noted the incident was “not a random shooting.”

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.