Gunman opened fire 'in revenge attack' at wedding of groom whose son 'murdered his stepdad'

Mail Online | 10/13/2019 | Lauren Fruen;Kayla Brantley For Dailymail.com
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The gunman who shot a bride and the bishop presiding over her wedding may have carried out the attack in revenge over the death of his pastor stepdad, after the preacher was allegedly killed by the groom's son a week earlier.

Dale Holloway, 37, is said to have walked into the ceremony in a New Hampshire church and opened fire, shooting Bishop Stanley Choate, 75, in the chest and hitting bride, Claire McMullen, 60, in the arm.

Assault - Stepson - Pastor - Luis - Garcia

The suspect - who has been charged with first-degree assault - was the stepson of pastor Luis Garcia, who was found dead in his home in Londonderry on October 1.

Brandon Castiglione, 24, has been charged with second-degree murder in his death. He is also the son of the groom who was injured in Saturday's attack.

Saturday - Shooting - Mourners - Garcia - Funeral

Saturday's shooting happened as mourners started to arrive for Garcia's funeral, which was set to take place at the same church after the wedding ceremony.

Officials are now looking into any connections between the shootings. Senior Assistant Attorney General Benjamin Agati told The Washington Post there 'may be some elements of revenge' to the latest shooting.

Boston - Globe - Castiglione - Garcia - Motive

The Boston Globe reported that Castiglione was being helped by Garcia but there is no known motive for his death.

It has been reported that the Castilione and Garcia families were known to each other.

Groom - Mark - Castiglione - Head - Object

The groom, Mark Castiglione, was hit in the head with an object during the shooting.

Chief Joseph Roark said in a press conference on Saturday that Holloway was arrested in relation to the attack.

Fire - Guests - New - England - Pentecostal

It's alleged he opened fire on about 40 guests at the New England Pentecostal Ministries in Pelham just after 10am.

Police arrived at the scene within...
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