A prayer vigil is planned following a shooting in a suburban Philadelphia church during Sunday services that killed one church member.
Keystone Fellowship Church has announced a 7 p.m. Monday gathering at its Schwenksville campus in Montgomery County, 13 miles from the Montgomeryville campus where the shooting occurred.
The church said in a post on its Facebook page that members were “shocked and heartbroken” by Sunday’s events and were “coming together as a church family … for a time of prayer and comfort.”
District Attorney Kevin Steele said an 11 a.m. Sunday “disturbance” involving two members escalated into an altercation that ended in the shooting shortly before 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Twenty-seven-year-old Robert Braxton of Montgomeryville died shortly afterward. Authorities are investigating whether the shooting was justified under the law.