Details to be released on Utah church shooting
by Associated Press Wire
June 17, 2013 10:35 AM | 384 views | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend | print
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Authorities in Utah plan to offer details about a man accused of walking into a Catholic church and shooting another man in the back of the head during Mass in Ogden.

A family spokesman, police and hospital representatives are expected to speak Monday morning at a news conference about Sunday's shooting.

Witnesses say they heard one gunshot during the 11:30 a.m. Mass at Saint James the Just Catholic Church, and that parishioners immediately hit the floor.

The victim was taken to McKay-Dee Hospital in Ogden, where he was listed in critical but stable condition.

Investigators say 35-year-old Charles Richard Jennings Jr. was captured Sunday afternoon in nearby Box Elder County after fleeing in a stolen pickup truck.

Parishioners say the victim was the gunman's father-in-law.



Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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