A tragic story is making headlines today. The breaking news is coming in after a gunman stormed a Catholic Church and began to open fire on the parishioners.
Eight people were reportedly hit by gunfire before the suspect made his way to the altar and took his own life. Police and medical professionals are currently on the scene and investigating the incident.
"A gunman entered a Catholic cathedral in the Brazilian city of Campinas on Tuesday and fatally shot four people attending midday mass before killing himself at the altar, fire department officials said. Four elderly people were seriously wounded by the man, who began shooting at the congregation with two guns," reported the Mirror.
The city where the shooting occurred is roughly 60 miles northwest of Sao Paulo. At this time, the names of those killed in the attack have not been released.
"It was frightful," witness Alexandre Moraes told the GloboNews channel. "He entered and shot randomly at people. They were all praying."
Join us in taking this moment to send our deepest prayers to those who have lost loved ones, or who have injured loved ones, from this attack. We ask that God comforts them in a way that only He can. Join us in also praying for an end to terror and for peace around the world.
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