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2 killed in Florida church shooting

Filed on February 2, 2020
2 killed in Florida church shooting


No arrests have been made so far.

Two people were shot dead after a funeral in a church in Florida, police said.

The shooting took place at the Victory City Church in Riviera Beach on Saturday afternoon, Xinhua news agency. Riviera Beach is about 130 km north of Miami.

A 15-year-old boy and an adult male were pronounced dead at the scene, the police said, adding that two other persons were also shot and taken to the hospital for treatment.

No arrests have been made so far, it added.

In a Facebook post following the incident, the church's senior pastor, Tywuante Lupoe said they were mourning the loss of "two young black men to a senseless shooting".

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