One of the American missionaries killed in Iraq was a former resident of Lamar, and was born in Colorado Springs.
Officials say 28-year-old David E. McDonnall had most recently been living in Rowlett, Texas.
He was one of four missionaries killed in a drive-by shooting in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.
Officials say McDonnall died as he was being flown to a military hospital in Baghdad.
His wife -- 26-year-old Carrie Taylor McDonnall -- was injured and was reported in critical condition.
David McDonnall was a graduate of Lamar High School and C-S-U extension agents say he was very involved in the Four-H program.
He and the other Southern Baptist missionaries were working on a
water project at the time.