Priest Shot Dead, Another Wounded In Phoenix

By  | 

Phoenix police were seeking the gunman who shot a priest to death and critically wounded another Wednesday night.

Police spokesperson Steve Martos tells CBS News officers responded to a "burglary" in the living quarters of a church just after 9 p.m. AZCentral.com reports it occurred at the Mother of Mercy Mission in the Capitol District.

The caller was actually the surviving victim, who was rushed to a hospital, Martos told CBS News. His wound apparently wasn't from a bullet.

The other victim was pronounced at a hospital, Martos said

A Mazda Tribute belonging to one of the priests was stolen but found a short time later, he added.

No motive was known early Thursday.

Names of victims haven't been released.




 
Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus