Gunman opens fire at church wedding ceremony, 2 people shot

New England Pentecostal Church

New England Pentecostal Church

The New Hampshire attorney general has identified the 37-year-old man accused of shooting two people - including a bishop - during a wedding ceremony at a church in Pelham, New Hampshire on Saturday.

The New York Police Department Counterterrorism Bureau said it is 'closely monitoring the shooting incident at the New England Pentecostal church in Pelham, NH'.

Lowell General Hospital in MA said in a statement that it received one patient from the shooting who has since been transferred to a hospital in Boston.

A police dispatcher said the shooting was being investigated but could not provide further information. Shooter confirmed in custody.

This is a developing story, originally published by New Hampshire Public Radio, with additional reporting from WBUR.

Pelham has a population of approximately 13,000 people and is located around 40 miles north of Boston, Massachusetts.

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A closer look at the website for the New England Pentecostal Ministries shos that it prominently features Black people along with what appears to be photos if a Black congregation along with photos of Black pastors.

Garcia was found shot to death inside a Londonderry, New Hampshire, home on October 1.

Local police have turned the criminal investigation for Saturday's shooting over to investigators with the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office and New Hampshire Police Major Crime Unit.

Police say they've responded to a shooting at a church in New Hampshire but no fatalities have been reported.

The church was also preparing Saturday for the noon celebration of life for Luis "Kiko" Alberto Garcia. The newspaper said that the Castiglione and Garcia families were known to each other through the church. Brandon Castiglione, 24, has been charged with second-degree murder in his death.

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