3 dead after shooting outside Cornerstone Church in Ames


3 dead after shooting outside Cornerstone Church in Ames



WITH BREAKING NEWS BREAKING NEWS THREE PEOPLE DIED TONIGHT FOLLOWING A SHOOTING OUTSIDE THE CORNERSTONE CHURCH IN AMES ON AN EVENING. MINIRYST EVENT TONIGHT STORY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CONFIRMS THERE WERE SEHOTS FIRED YET THREE PEOPLE DIED INCLUDING THE SHOOTER. IT ALL HAPPENED JTUS BEFORE 7 AM TONIGHT AT THE CHURCH ON THE EASTERN EDGE OF ASME NEAR INTERSTATE 35 AND HIGHWAY 30, KCCI ANCHOR RACE BIGNER IS LIVE ON THE STAGE RIGHT NOW. SHE LEADS THE COVERAGE OF TEAM RAYA. WHAT DO YOU SEE NOW? YEAH, TE SVE SCYTA AS SOON AS WE ARRIVED IMMEDIATELY. WE SAW THE POLICE. PRESENCE WE CAME TO THIS PARKING HERE AND SEE PEOPLE TRYING TO UNDERSTAND THE PROCESS AND PRAYING FOR WHAT HAPPENED HERE DEALING WITH THREE PEOPLE WERE SHOT INCLUDING THE SHOOTER. AS YOU SAID, WE HAD OUT DURING THE LAST HOUR, BUT KAYLA JAMES WAS ON THE STAGE LESS AFTER FILMING STARTED. SO WE BEGIN WITH HER ON THE KAYLA INFORMATION. YEAH RADIUS WE GOT HEER MAYBE 20 MINUTES AFTER THE SHOT OR 911 STARTED GETTING CALLS ABTOU ALL HISTORY COUNTY SHERIFF OFFICE TSEHO CLSAL ARRIVED AROUND 6:51 AM AND THEY TAKEN OFF TO GET HERE . THEY ARE JOINED WITH AMES POLICE DEPARTMENT, NEVADA POLICE DEPARTMENT HUXLEY SNT POLICE DEPARTMENT SEVERAL OTHER AGENCIES AS YOU KNOW EMTS FIRST RESPONDERS HAVE COME HERE TOO. AS YOU SAID, WE KNOW THREE PEOPLE DIED TONIGHT, TWO OF THEM VICTIMS. WE DON’T KNOW MUCH ABOUT THEM YET LAW ENFORCEMENT IS VERY MUCH HERE WORKING THE SCENE WORKING MHUC REGION LSES LAW ENFORCEMENT PRESIDENT WHEN WE ARE HERE. A LOT OF THEM ARE PUSHING OFF TALKIN TGO PEOPLE I’M TALKING ABOUT YOUNG TEENAGE FAMILIES. JUST TALKING TO THEM WHAT THEY HAVE, BUT ALSO CONSOLATING SOME OF THEM AS WELL, WE KNOW THREE PEOPLE KILLED HERE TONIGHT TWO OF THEM WERE THE VICTIMS ONE PERSON WAS THE STUDENT. WE ARE TOLD THAT PERSON IS A MAN AS ALL WE KNOW, A POLICE ALWAYS LEARNS SO MUCH MORE. I JUST KEEP LISTENING TO WHAT ONE OF THE COUNTY SHERIFF OFFICERS IN HISTORY HAS TO TELL US AUTBO HOW THEY ARE CONDUCTING THIS INVESTIGATION. THIS WAS AN ON-GOING PROGRAM WHERE WE HAVE OTHER PEOPLE INSIDE THE CHURCH. WE HAVE NO OTHER INFORMATION AT THIS TIME THAT ANYONE ELSE HAS BEEN INJURED. WE ARE WORKING ON THE PROCESS TO INVESTIGATE THIS INCIDENT AND TALK WITH INSIDE THE CHURCH. AND STILL THIS IS A LOT WE HAVE SEEGIN BNEE MEMBERS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT FROM DIFFERENT AGENCIES COMING TO DRIVE ON THIS ROAD SOME STILL MANY ON THE SCENE. YOU CAN KINDLY SEE THEIR LIGHTS IN THIS AREA OF THE CORNERSTONE CHURCH. WE KNOW THE SHOOTGIN TOOK PLACE OUTSIDE THE CHURCH IN THE PARKING LOT AGAIN, THREE PEOPLE KILDLE THAT NIGHT TWO OF THEM VICTIMS ONE THE SHOOTER ALL WE KNOW SO FAR IS A SHOOTER IS A MALE US WILL CONTINUE TO KEEP YOU UP TO DATE. WE HAVE LEARNED TO REMIND YOU OF LAW ENFORCEMENT, BUT FOR NOW SOMETHING TO RETURN TO YOU, RHEA. THANK YOU SO MUCH KAYLA. SHE SAID THERE IS A LOT OF POLICE PRESENCE THERE BUT CERTAINLY A LOT OF STUDENTS AND FAMILY MEMBERS ARE GATHERED HERE ASEL WL STILL TRYING TO PROCEED TALKING TO EACH OTHER COMFORTING ONE L ‘OTHER. IAS W ABLE TO TALK TO ANYONE OR STUDENT OFF CAMERA. WHO SAYS HE EXPERIENCED THIS FIRST TIME. HE SAID HE GAVE SOMEONE CPR WHILE WATCHING THEM DIE AND IT WAS REALLY SAD TO HEAR THAT HE CANNOT COME ON CAMERA, OF COURSE. STILL TRYING TO PROCEED IN A LITTLE DISAPPOINTMENT, BUT THE PERSON I SAW HIM PRAYING WITH ONE OF THE CHURCH MEMBERS HERE TALKED WITH ME AND HERE’S WHAT HE HAD TO SAY. VERY HARD TO UNDERSTAND WHAT HE JUST WITNESSED THE LIVE SHOT TREHE AND AND TRIED TO RESUSCITATE THE GIRL FROM WHAT? HE SAID THE SHOOTER GOT OUT AND HE SAW HIM GETTING OUT OF THE CAR AND SHOOT. IT’S A THIRD HAND JUST ARRIVED, BUT HE WAS AN EYEWITNESS. AND IT IS JUST HARD TO UNDERSTAND. ENEV THERE YOU CAN HEAR HIS VOICE SHAKE I COULD TELL HE IS STILL PROCESSING WHAT HAPPENED LIKE MANY OTHERS HERE SO JUST ABLE TO TALK TO THEM, TALK TO THEM AND UNDERSTAND YOU KNOW, HA WT S’ REALLY HAS BEEN HERE. BUT AS YOU SAID IT’S THAT WA COLLEGE A COLLEGE PROGRAM HAPPEN HERE AND WHEN I TALKED TO SCOTT THAT YOU JUST HEARED. HE SAID HE JUST TALKED TO ANOTHER CHURCH MEMBER ABOUT EVERYTHING LATE. HE MENTIONED THE TEXAS SHOOTING. AND HE SAID IRONICAY, LL YOU KNOW I WAS THINKING ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED HERE AND THEN HE DID IT TO HEAR HER SAY IT WAS REALLY HEART AND WE WILL JUST BE HERE COLLECTING INFO ON THE SCENE TALKING TO PEOPLE AND I HOPE IT GETS IMPROVED HERE BUT I’VE SEEN A LOT OF PRAYERS IN THIS PARKING BACK TO YOU GUYS. OKAY. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. WELL LIKE LOTS MORE ON THIS TO COME ON TSHI NEWSCAST ALSO WARRANTED COMING ON KCCI WSNE AT 10AM ON CHANNEL 8.1. ONCE AGAIN THREE PEOPLE DID IT TONIGHT. A SOULS AFTER A RIDE

3 dead after shooting outside Cornerstone Church in Ames

The Story County Sheriff’s Office said a shooting took place outside Cornerstone Church, east of Ames, Thursday night. Officials said they received multiple 911 calls at 6:51 p.m. Thursday. Two people and the shooter are dead. The shooting occurred during a religious program. There are currently no reports of injuries. A KCCI team at the scene saw crime scene tape around the church parking lot with ambulances and other emergency vehicles responding. The sheriff’s office says there is no ongoing threat to the public. It is a developing story. KCCI is following the story for any updates.

The Story County Sheriff’s Office said a shooting took place outside Cornerstone Church, east of Ames, Thursday night.

Officials say they received multiple 911 calls at 6:51 p.m. Thursday. Two people and the shooter are dead.

The shooting occurred during a religious program.

There are currently no reports of injuries.

A KCCI team at the scene saw crime scene tape around the church parking lot with ambulances and other emergency vehicles responding.

The sheriff’s office says there is no ongoing threat to the public.

This is a developing story. KCCI is following the story for any updates.


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