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Chaplains arrive to support Collierville community after deadly mass shooting – Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee

Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2021-09-27 05:11:04 –

After the shootings in Memphis, Tennessee — Collierville Kroger, the recovery of victims and community members continues. Currently, national organizations are reaching out to the Collierville community.

The shootings on Thursday changed many lives in Collierville, including parents like Zack Shaw.

“We’re here to bike to the town square because it felt like a safer place than walking in our little neighborhood for the next few days.” The show said.

Of the 14 people who survived the shooting, 6 remain hospitalized in Regional One.A group of ministers from as they recover Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Arrived in Collierville to support the community.

The pastor’s coordinator, James Kilgore, said: “I wish they didn’t happen, but they happened, so we want to be there to help those who are hurt.”

Kilgore says their ultimate goal is to provide emotional and psychological care when the victim and first responder are most in need.

“It’s just that the emotional level is off the chart,” Kilgore said. “Something like this can bring fear and fear to people. The question is,” Do you ever go back to Kroger? Will you stay home after a storm? “But people do it. You can get over it. “

Residents like Shaw want the tragedy to lead to community change, as the crime scene is taped to Kroger’s parking lot.

“I hope this never happens again, and perhaps as an opportunity for our elected officials to set stricter guidelines for safety in guns and public places. I hope we can surround you, “said Shaw.

This week we need to learn more from Collierville police about where they are from an investigative point of view. At the final check, they were looking into the shooter’s past.

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