8 wounded in shooting at church in Tennessee

ANI | Updated: Sep 25, 2017 00:39 IST

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Sep 25 (ANI): At least eight people have been injured in a shooting at a church in Antioch, Tennessee on Sunday, according to a tweet from the Nashville Fire Department.

"This is a mass casualty situation," said the fire department, adding, "All of the wounded have been transported to area hospitals. The majority are older adults."

The Police department took to twitter to inform about the incident.

"Gunman opens fire at Church of Christ Burnette Chapel on Pin Hook Road. 1 woman dead in parking lot...6 other innocents shot...," Metro Nashville PD tweeted.

The shooting occurred at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, a neighbourhood in Davidson County governed by Nashville.

Further details are awaited. (ANI)

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