The author of the shooting in a Church in Alabama was identified; he left three older adults dead

United States.- Several people were shot at a church in Alabama this Thursday, June 16. The suspect in the shooting was taken into custody, police said.

Police authorities stated that the shooting took place in St. Stephen’s Episcopal Churchin the suburb of Vestavia Hills in Birmingham.

The suspect was identified and 3 people died.

The suspect in the shooting deaths of three elderly people at a church in the Birmingham suburb of Vestavia Hills was identified as Robert Findlay Smith, 70.

firearms dealerFindlay Smith is charged with capital murder for killing two women aged 75 and 84, Sarah Yeager and Jane Pounds, as well as a man of 84, Walter Raineyafter performing at the Alabama church’s ‘Boomers Pot Luck’ party.

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Smith is a local firearms dealer who he was previously charged and acquitted to impersonate a police officer.

The church, St Stephen’s Episcopal, was hosting a ‘Boomers Potluck’ at the time of the shooting, according to their website. Police said the gunman was attending the event at the time of the shooting.

Smith was previously described as an ‘occasional church goer’. Police said the gunman had reportedly concealed the weapon, a pistol, before opening fire at the potluck dinner.

The police said that a good samaritan who also attended the event prevented further casualties by restraining the suspect on the scene until the police arrived. The individual threw a metal chair at him in an effort to stop him, and that is where Where do Smith’s wounds come from?.

Smith faces charges of capital murder. He is being held without bail.

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