Idaho pastor shot just 1 day after praying at a Ted Cruz rally

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon

Idaho Pastor Shot Just 1 Day After Praying at a Ted Cruz Rally

Authorities say an Idaho pastor was shot and critically injured in the parking lot of his church Sunday, just a day after giving a prayer at a rally for Republican candidate Ted Cruz.

Pastor Tim Remington was reportedly shot in the shoulder, lung and back outside the Altar Church, where he is senior pastor. He is expected to survive.

SEE ALSO: US man arrested in connection with girlfriend's death in Mexico

Police have identified a suspect, 30-year-old Kyle Odom, whom they consider armed and dangerous. Members of the church say they're not only praying for Remington, but for Odom as well.

See photos of Remington:

Idaho pastor Tim Remington shot day after praying at Ted Cruz rally, Kyle Odom
See Gallery
Idaho pastor shot just 1 day after praying at a Ted Cruz rally
This undated photo provided by the Coeur d'Alene Police Department via the The Spokesman-Review shows Kyle Andrew Odom. An Idaho pastor who led the prayer at a weekend campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz was gunned down outside his church the following day but was expected to survive. The Coeur d'Alene Police Department said it is looking for local resident Odom, 30, a decorated former Marine who should be considered armed and dangerous. (Coeur d'Alene Police Department via The Spokesman-Review via AP)
Pastor #TimRemington who prayed w/ @TedCruz Sat. was shot 6x #Pray #CoeurdAlene #CruzCrew
Members of Pastor Tim Remington's church are praying right now at Coeur d'Alene Assembly. #KXLY
Prayers to Pastor Tim Remington. @TedCruz just in case, please get @SecretService protection! @jasonsjohnson @Jopup1
Hospital confirms they are treating Tim Remington in their ER. Remington is a pastor in CDA. @KHQLocalNews
@ChuckNellis @tedcruz Dear Father, please heal & protect Pastor #TimRemington in the name of #Jesus! Please heal our land.
So pumped to hear that our friend Tim Remington is gonna pull through! God is a miracle working God! 🙏🏽🙌🏽
Please pray for Pastor Tim Remington who prayed over @TedCruz just yesterday & was shot in the back today. Jesus our prayers Amen. #CruzCrew
Prayer circle by Altar Church members for Pastor Tim Remington. They prayed for his recovery. #kxly
Very emotional scene right now. Several church members have identified the victim as Pastor Tim Remington. #kxly

A source close to Remington's family told KHQ-TV he and Odom might have known each other before the shooting, but the nature of their relationship is unclear.

More from
Bernie Sanders wins Maine caucuses, NBC News projects
Gunman and victim dead after 6-hour siege in Sydney
'Your friends destroyed this economy': Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton rip into each other at CNN debate

Read Full Story

People are Reading