Woman Who Worked in Youth Ministry Killed in Southeast DC Shooting - NBC4 Washington

Woman Who Worked in Youth Ministry Killed in Southeast DC Shooting

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    Man Arrested in Murder of DC Church Worker

    Police say they have arrested a man in connection with the murder of Stephanie Goodloe. Goodloe worked at a church, and a local pastor had to deliver the devastating news to his congregation today. News 4's Derrick Ward talked to people who knew the victim. (Published Sunday, June 19, 2016)

    A woman who worked in youth ministry at a D.C. church was killed Saturday in a shooting in southeast D.C.

    Police found Stephanie Goodloe, of Washington, shot in the 700 block of Kentucky Avenue SE around 1:30 a.m. Saturday.

    Police she died at the scene, which is about a block away from the Potomac Avenue Metro station.

    On Sunday, police said 49-year-old Donald Hairston, of District Heights, Maryland, has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of Goodloe.

    Goodloe worked in youth ministry at Mount Gilead Baptist Church in northwest D.C., News4 has learned. She also apparently worked a daycare director at the Christian Tabernacle Church of God in northwest D.C.

    The church posted a statement on its Facebook page Sunday: "We offer our prayers for the family of our former daycare Director Stephanie Goodloe who was taken from the world far too soon. We encourage you to love without restraint!"

    Police did not say what may have led to the shooting.