Pastor Kenneth Samuels is the pastor of one of most popular gay affirming churches in (Stone Mountain) Atlanta, Victory for the World Church. As the story is developing, there has been two people shot dead and two more injured outside of Victory for the World Church.
The police authorities have stated three suspects are in custody at this time.
As reported earlier, the shootings occurred at Victory For The World Church on North Hairston Road near Stone Mountain, where a 1 p.m. funeral for Ryan Devon Guider of Decatur was taking place, according to DeKalb County police.
"We were ready to go to the burial, and I heard pow pow pow pow," mourner Regina Sharp told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "I thank God I made it out alive."No immediate word on what started the shootings, or whether any others were injured.
The chaotic church scene on North Hairston Road in front of the church was blocked both ways Thursday after the shooting.
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Gay Affirming Church Shooting In Stone Mountain: Police Have 3 Suspects in Custody | AT2W