Two injured in shooting at New Hampshire church

Regional News

(WTNH) — Police in New Hampshire responded to a shooting at a church in Pelham Saturday morning.

New Hampshire ABC Affiliate WMUR reports the shooting occurred at the New England Pentecostal Church just after 10:00 a.m. on Saturday.

Officials say a wedding was happening in the church at the time of the shooting. Police were told the suspect arrived at the scene after the wedding started. About 40 people were in attendance.

Police say the wedding guests subdued the suspect. The suspect was armed with a handgun.

Police arrived on the scene three minutes after being dispatched.

New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu Tweeted an update around noon on Saturday.

Officials say there are no fatalities and two gunshot victims. Some other guests were treated at the church for minor injuries.

The suspect is in custody. The suspect has not been identified at this time.

Upon preliminary investigation, police believe the incident was not random.

The road the church is on, Bridge Street, will be closed until New Hampshire State Police finish their onsite investigation. The public is asked to avoid the area.

The investigation is ongoing and officials will release updates throughout the weekend.

News 8 will update this story as more information comes in.

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