A member of the Fallon 3rd Ward in Fallon, Nevada, was shot and killed by another member of the Latter-day Saints congregation during sacrament meeting on Sunday, July 22.
In response, Church spokesman Eric Hawkins issued the following statement:
"We have recently learned of a shooting in Fallon, Nevada, during a church service…," Hawkins said. "We express our love to those in this congregation and our prayers for the victims and their families. Local leaders are ministering to them at this time."
Bert Miller, 61, died at the Fallon South Stake Center. Police arrested John Kelly O’Connor, 48, in connection with the crime.