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1 dead, 2 injured at Alabama church shooting – ABC News

Three people were shot Thursday evening at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, The Vestavia Hills Police Department said.

Police were alerted to the incident at 3775 Crosshaven Drive around 6:22 p.m.

Capt. Shane Ware said during a briefing that three people were shot inside the church. One died and two were being treated at the hospital, he added.

PHOTO: Police and emergency services respond to the scene of a shooting at St.Stephen's Episcopal Church in Vestavia Hills, Ala., June 16, 2022.

Police and emergency services respond to the scene of a shooting at St.Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Vestavia Hills, Ala., June 16, 2022.

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The suspected shooter is in police custody.

Darren J. Reynolds contributed to this report.

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