Three killed in Atlanta church shooting


Three people are reported dead following a shooting at a church in Atlanta this morning.

A woman is understood to have shot dead a pastor and another person before turning the gun onherself at a church service.

The shooting happened just before morning services started between 8am and 8.30amlocal time, said police Lt Randall Robinson.

Lt Robinson said one of the dead was the Rev JC Reynolds, pastor of TurnerMonumental A.M.E. church in Kirkwood, a predominately black neighbourhood inAtlanta.

Outside the church, people sobbed and hugged as they heard the news.