The Latest: Charges being mulled in pastor's shooting

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Posted: Feb 29, 2016 4:09 PM
The Latest: Charges being mulled in pastor's shooting

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of an Ohio pastor (all times local):

4 p.m.

Police in Ohio say they're still deciding what charges to file against a man suspected in the fatal shooting of his pastor brother inside a church office.

Authorities in Dayton say they expect to charge Daniel Schooler in the shooting of Rev. William B. Schooler. The shooting happened as services were winding down Sunday.

A police spokeswoman says detectives will meet with prosecutors on Tuesday to discuss potential charges.

Jail records don't list an attorney for Daniel Schooler.

Court records show he sued his brother and church leaders in 2011, saying he was owed money from the real estate value of the church.

A relative told the Dayton Daily News that Daniel Schooler has a history of mental illness.

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3:15 p.m.

The man being held in the fatal shooting of his pastor brother at an Ohio church sued the minister over an inheritance dispute five years ago.

Police in Dayton say suspect Daniel Schooler is the brother of the Rev. William B. Schooler. The pastor died Sunday at St. Peter's Missionary Baptist Church.

Court records show Daniel Schooler sued his brother and church leaders in 2011, saying he was owed money from the real estate value of the church.

A court ruled against Daniel Schooler's claim.

Police have said they don't know what led to the shooting.

A relative told the Dayton Daily News that Daniel Schooler has a history of mental illness.

The newspaper also reports that Daniel Schooler shot his nephew in the arm in 2001, but the nephew didn't want to press charges.

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7:15 a.m.

Authorities investigating the slaying of a southwest Ohio pastor expect to charge his brother in the fatal shooting that occurred at the pastor's church office as services were winding down.

Dayton police say the Rev. William B. Schooler was shot around 12:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Peter's Missionary Baptist Church.

The 70-year-old pastor's brother was arrested at the church and taken to the Montgomery County jail. Police say they expect 68-year-old Daniel Gregory Schooler will face a murder charge Monday.

Jail records don't list an attorney for Schooler.

Police said they did not know Sunday what led to the shooting, but said the pastor was the only intended victim.

The brothers' niece, Joyce Napier, told the Dayton Daily News that Daniel Schooler has a history of mental illness.

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Information from: Dayton Daily News, http://www.daytondailynews.com