Man Shot Dead in Parking Lot of North Side Catholic Church

A fight at a wedding reception at a north side Catholic Church early Sunday morning ended with one man dead, and two men under arrest, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

Police say three men got into an argument during the reception in the reception hall of Holy Spirit Catholic Church on Blanco Rd, and a security officer asked the three of them to leave.

When they got into the parking lot...two of the men jumped into a pickup truck, drove by the third man they had been fighting with, and fired several shots.

The victim, in his thirties, was rushed to University Hospital but was pronounced dead before the ambulance got him there.

The others sped away in the pickup, but they didn't get far.

About a half hour later, the pickup matching the description was seen speeding down Wetmore Rd.

Police following it the 3800 block of Stahl Rd, where it was pulled over.

Inside, officers found two men matching the description of the shooters,a nd the handgun that was used in the shooting.

Detectives said they expect the pair to both face murder charges.

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