(PHOENIX) — One priest was killed and another was injured in a shooting at a Catholic church in Phoenix Wednesday, police told ABC News.
The shooting happened around 9 p.m. local time at the Mother of Mercy Mission Catholic Church in downtown Phoenix, Phoenix Police Sgt. Steve Martos said, adding that police responded to a burglary call at the church.
The crime scene was inside the church’s living quarters, not in the sanctuary, Martos said.
Authorities are continuing to look for suspects. A car missing from the shooting scene — a Mazda Tribute — was located nearby with no one inside, according to Martos.
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