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3 Dead After Shooting at Mo. Abbey

June 10, 2002

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CONCEPTION, Mo. (AP) _ A gunman opened fire Monday at a Roman Catholic abbey in northern Missouri, killing three people, including two monks, authorities said.

One other person was wounded in the attack at Conception Abbey.

The killer remained at large, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.

Details about the third deceased victim, whose body was found in the chapel at the abbey, were not released.

Nodaway County Sheriff Ben Espey said the extent of the injuries of the wounded victim was not known.

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