Dayton Police Homicide Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that happened inside an office at St. Peters Missionary Baptist Church, 3302 Nancy Avenue. The incident happened Sunday, February 28, 2016 around 12:20pm.
Results of the initial investigation reveal that Daniel Schooler, 68 allegedly shot and killed his brother and pastor of the church, William Schooler, 70. Pastor Schooler was in a private office when he was shot. He was not at the pulpit as is being reported by some media outlets. This was not a random act of violence. No one else was injured and there were no other intended victims.
Daniel Schooler was arrested without incident at the scene by Dayton Police and taken to the Montgomery County jail. Detectives plan to meet with Montgomery County prosecutors in the coming days to discuss formal charges.