Thu. May 23rd, 2024

McComb police in Mississippi are investigating after a Louisiana pastor allegedly shot his wife and then himself.

Investigators said the shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 21 at the Hampton Inn in McComb.

Police identified the husband and wife as 25-year-old Danny Prenell, Jr. and 27-year-old Gabrielle Prenell. According to investigators, Danny shot his wife two times and shot himself once.

A picture from the scene published by The Enterprise-Journal showed blood-stained floors close to the elevators in the hotel’s lobby

Gabrielle Prenell was airlifted from Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in McComb to the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) in Jackson. Authorities said she was shot in the abdomen and in the arm.

Danny Prenell is in stable condition at Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center. Once he is released from the hospital, police said he would be charged with several felonies.

Police said they’re investigating the incident as a domestic violence incident.

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By Buffy Gunner

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