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Active shooter at church in Antioch, Tennessee

Police and other emergency services in Tennessee are responding to reports of an active shooting at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch near Nashville, officials and witnesses say. There are reports of multiple injuries.

The incident happened just before 11:15 a.m. CT on Sunday when officers were called to reports of shots being fired at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ, but specific details about the circumstances of the shooting were not immediately available.

Antioch is located in Davidson County, about 9.5 miles (15 kilometers) southeast of Nashville.

According to initial reports, at least 6 people have been shot, but there was no immediate word from authorities on the severity of their injuries. There was also no official word on the status of the shooter, but Fox News said one person had been taken into custody.

A large number of emergency services have responded to the scene, a witness said.

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