Violence

Man Slain While Leading Service at Atlanta Megachurch

Suspect a former maintenance worker

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A gunman opened fire in a suburban Atlanta megachurch on Wednesday, killing a man who was leading a morning prayer service and then fleeing in a car, police said.

The suspect, identified as Floyd Palmer, a 52-year-old former church maintenance worker who resigned in August, walked calmly into the service at the World Changers Church International in College Park, Georgia, and fired multiple shots, Fulton County Police Corporal Kay Lester said.

He remained at large, Lester said.