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Tennessee church shooting suspect indicted on 43 counts

NASHVILLE, Tennessee. – The man accused of the fatal shooting of a woman, and wounded six people at a Tennessee church in September, faces a 43-count indictment, including first-degree murder, attempted murder and felony civil rights harassment charges.

Friday, the grand jury indictment in Davidson County against the 26-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson in the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ shoot in Nashville. He has been held without bond since September.

An arrest affidavit by September, says Samson waived his rights and told the police he arrived armed and fired at Burnette.

In October, Nashville Police Detective Steve Jolly testified that a note in Samson’s car is referred to a white supremacist 2015 massacre in a South Carolina black church. Jolley said Samson told him that he was not much thought to race or religion, and heard voices and had visions.

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