Pastor fatally shot during Sunday services in Ohio

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DAYTON, Ohio (February 28, 2016) — An Ohio pastor has been shot and killed at the pulpit during services at a Dayton church.

A man who witnesses identified as the pastor’s brother was taken into custody.

Authorities confirmed to WHIO-TV the shooting reported at about 12:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Peter’s Missionary Baptist Church. An official statement has not yet been released.

Witnesses who were in the church said the choir was singing when the suspect walked up to the pastor and opened fire. Parishioners reported streaming out of the church after the shooting.

The pastor later died of his injuries.