US shooting spree kills one

July 28th, 2008 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS  

Washington, July 28 (Xinhua) A 60-year-old man was killed and eight wounded Sunday in a shooting spree at a church in the southern US state of Tennessee, the police said. “A man opened fire with a shotgun in a church in Knoxville, killing a 60-year-old man on the spot,” police chief, Sterling Owen, said.

The gunman was later arrested.

Five of the wounded are in critical condition, a hospital spokeswoman said.

A witness said there were around 200 people in the church and watching a youth programme at the time of the incident.

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