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Police: 3rd victim in Alabama church shooting dies


VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. (AP) — The third victim of a church shooting in Alabama has died, police said Friday.

The 84-year-old woman died at a hospital a day after a gunman opened fire with a handgun Thursday at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in the Birmingham suburb of Vestavia Hills, the police department said in a Facebook post. They did not release her identity.

The suspect, a 71-year-old man, also fatally shot two other elderly people during a potluck dinner at the church where he occasionally attended services, police said Friday at a news conference. Walter Rainey, 84, of nearby Ironda...

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