A mass shooting has been reported in a church in Antioch, Tennessee, the Tennessean reports. Police responded to calls at 11:15 AM and are investigating.
The Nashville fire department has tweeted that eight people have been wounded, including the shooter.
They add that all but one of the victims is over the age of 60.
Motives remain unclear. We will update the post as more news arrives.
Update 1:57PM EST: WKRN reports that Nashville fire officials have confirmed at least one death among the eight wounded.
Update 2:04PM EST: Fox News has reported that the shooter was also shot and is in custody at the hospital.
Update 6:34PM EST: The New York Post reports that police have identified 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson as the suspect. One church member says that he was wearing a clown mask; police confirm that it was “at least a ski mask.” He was stopped in an altercation with the church usher, whom the shooter pistol-whipped in the head before accidentally shooting himself in the leg.