Shooting reported outside northeast Ohio church

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Associated Press

Posted on March 31, 2013 at 9:04 PM

Updated Sunday, Mar 31 at 9:04 PM

ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio are investigating a shooting outside a church that has left one man dead after an Easter service.

Ashtabula police would not immediately confirm the fatality, reported by news media outlets and a church member. A police officer would say only that authorities were investigating.

A member of the Hiawatha Church-God in Christ says the man was shot outside after Easter services, around 1:15 p.m. Sunday. Joan Crockett says the man knew the shooter, and that a suspect was taken into custody.

There was immediate report of any other injuries.

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