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Pastor 'shot dead by his brother' at Ohio church

Mon 29 Feb 2016
By Antony Bushfield

The brother of a pastor shot dead in his Ohio church will be charged with murder, police say.

Officers in Dayton say William Schooler, 70, was gunned down at around 12.30pm in his office at St Peter's Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday.

American media reported the shooting happened during a service with around 20 others in the church.

Montgomery County Jail

Daniel Schooler


His brother Daniel Schooler, 68, was arrested and is expected to be charged with murder on Monday.

Detectives believe the pastor was the intended victim of the shooting.

Revd Schooler was a former interim president of the Dayton school board and current president of the local Baptist ministers union.

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