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UPDATE: LDS Church shooting in Fallon, Nevada; suspect charged with murder

John Kelley O'Connor, 48, allegedly killed one person and injured another person in the leg after walking into the Mormon Church and firing a gun. (Photo: KRNV / Fallon Police Department)

UPDATE (July 23 10:25 a.m.) - The shooter, John Kelley O'Connor, 48, has been charged with murder. His first court appearance is Wednesday.

UPDATE: (July 22, 9:15 p.m.) -- Authorities identify the man killed in the LDS Church shooting in Fallon, Nev., as 61-year-old Charles "Bert" E. Miller.

(KRNV)-- A shooting at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Fallon, Nevada, occurred Sunday just before 1 p.m.

The shooting happened in the church on 750 W. Richards Street, according to a city spokesperson who talked to KRNV.

In a press release from Fallon City, when officers arrived they observed two people injured by gunfire.

CNN reported John Kelley O'Connor, 48, allegedly killed one person and injured another person in the leg after walking into the Mormon Church and firing a gun. He fired, left and walked home, CNN reported.

LDS Church spokesperson Eric Hawkins said in a statement:

We have recently learned of a shooting in Fallon, Nevada, during a church service. Details are still developing, and inquiries should be directed to local law enforcement personnel. We express our love to those in this congregation and our prayers for the victims and their families. Local leaders are ministering to them at this time.

Fallon Spokeswoman Kaitlin Ritchie stated in a release that O'Connor was a member of the church and had been attending services prior to the shooting.

She added that Fallon Police officers and Churchill County Sheriff’s deputies had surrounded his home while a hostage negotiator was called to the scene.

After placing phone calls to the home, O’Connor agreed to exit the property and surrender to officers, she stated in the release.

"It is too early to understand the motive, but initially, it does not appear to have been directed at the church, but an individual victim," Ritchie stated in a prepared statement.

Nevada's Sen. Dean Heller also tweeted his statement:

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto's statement on the shooting:

Congresswoman Jacky Rosen's statement on the shooting:

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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