CADIZ Ky. (BNC) — Earlier today the WPSD TV station in Paducah announced on its Twitter account that among four people killed in a shooting in Cadiz, three were members of the Lindsey Champion family. Lindsey was an elder in the Cadiz church.
The Cadiz C of C pastor confirms three members of the Champion family are among the deceased in Trigg Co. The father was a church elder.
— WPSD Local 6 (@WPSDLocal6) October 26, 2014
Kentucky State Police has identified three of the shooting victims, B Lindsey Champion (62), Joy A. Champion (60), and Emily K. Champion (31), according to the WPSD story on their site.
According to reporter Robert Bradfield’s tweet, the Champions’ son survived and is in the hospital.
“Lindsey, Joy & Emily Champion died in shooting. Son Ryan survived and is in the hospital. Suspect dead.”
The shooting occurred shortly after they arrived home from church. The report said the four dead were found “in and around the residence.”
The fourth body was that of 22-year-old Vito Riservato, from Hopkinsville, Ky. Police believe he may be the shooter. An autopsy will examine the body for a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The story will be updated as more information arrives.
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