Frostsnow

Sudanese Bodybuilder Facing Murder Charges for Open Firing in a Church: Death Records

Updated On 03 Oct, 2017 Published On

Not even holy places are safe these days. One died and seven others who were seeking peace in the God's place were injured after a Sudanese Migrant opened up firing at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ earlier this day on Sunday 24 September at around 11 am.

Polic confirmed the dead body was of Melanie Smith, 39 a mother of two. Among the injured ones, two are in critical condition whereas four others are in a stable condition and are being treated at Vanderbilt Medical Centre in Nashville, Tennessee.

Police confirmed that the dead body was of Melanie Smith, 39, the mother of two

Police confirmed that the dead body was of Melanie Smith, 39, the mother of two

Source: Daily Mail

Robert Engle, 22, one among the wounded who is also a member of the church, ran down to confront the masked shooter. He was able to have the shooter shoot himself in the leg despite being threatened by a pistol for many times. Engle, after the incident, is being treated at Tri-Star Skyline Medical Centre.

Robert Engle, 22, emerged as a hero in the shooting after he managed to have the shooter shoot himself in the leg despite being threatened by a pistol for several times

Robert Engle, 22, emerged as a hero in the shooting after he managed to have the shooter shoot himself in the leg despite being threatened by a pistol for several times

Source: Daily Mail

One of the people who were present at the incident reported to the police about the incident,

During the struggle, the gunman shot himself, probably not intentionally.

Thanks to Engle, he managed to hold on the shooter until the police arrived on the spot. The shooter was captured by the Nashville Police and was identified as Emanuel Kidega Samson, 25. An NC5 reporter too disclosed the identity of the shooter via his Twitter account.

Emanuel Kidega Samson (captured) while being arrested by the police form the spot

Emanuel Kidega Samson (captured) while being arrested by the police form the spot

Source: Daily Mail

According to screenshots of the suspect's Facebook page obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation, Samson is a bodybuilder originally from Khartoum, Sudan. After the incident, his Facebook account was taken down.

Samson is a bodybuilder originally from Khartoum, Sudan

 Samson is a bodybuilder originally from Khartoum, Sudan

Source: Daily Mail

Samson is being charged with murder and multiple attempts of murder in the attack which took the life of one and got seven injured.