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Lakeland, FL man opens fire in church
« on: September 19, 2011, 07:12:33 PM »
A church in Lakeland, Florida, was a scene of horror on Sunday, as a former member of the church walked into the building, took out a gun and opened fire. Jeremiah Fogel, the alleged shooter, was accosted by parishioners. Fogel's wife was shot and killed at home.

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"Pastor William Boss was shot once in the head," Judd said. "At that time everyone jumped up, and he went over to the left side of the church and shot the assistant minister Carl Stewart three times."

After Fogel opened fire, parishioners Derek Foster and Corey Reid grabbed the gun from him, hit him in the head with a nightstand and held him to the ground, according to Judd.

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Re: Lakeland, FL man opens fire in church
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2011, 07:51:58 PM »
Lord have mercy  :(
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Re: Lakeland, FL man opens fire in church
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2011, 08:07:49 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Lakeland, FL man opens fire in church
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2011, 08:55:40 PM »
"Lord have mercy."

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