Megachurch Shooting: Police say man shot inside Creflo Dollar's Georgia church has died, suspect on the loose

Reverend Creflo Dollar, founder of World Changers Church International based in Fulton County, Ga.
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(CBS/AP) COLLEGE PARK, Ga. - The man shot inside the chapel of Rev. Creflo Dollar's Georgia megachurch has died, according to police.

Fulton County Police Cpl. Kay Lester told The Associated Press that the suspect was still at large after the Wednesday morning shooting at World Changers Church International.

CBS Atlanta reports that someone had fled the church in a black Subaru soon after the shooting, which occurred around 10:30 a.m.

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, children in the church's daycare were evacuated after the shooting.

The church, which according to its website has nearly 30,000 members, holds services Wednesday mornings in its chapel, where the shooting occurred.


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