Franklin Graham Calls for Prayer After Tragic Virginia Beach Shooting


Franklin Graham and other major Christian leaders issued an urgent call to prayer after a gunman killed 12 people in Virginia Beach.

Police say 40-year-old DeWayne Craddock opened fire in the Virginia Beach municipal building where he had worked for the past 15 years. In addition to killing 11 city employees and one contractor, Craddock injured six other people. His exact motive, however, is yet to be determined.

In the wake of what city manager Dave Hansen calls “Virginia Beach’s darkest hour,” the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team deployed to the area to offer physical and spiritual ministry. Franklin Graham, president of BGEA, urged Christians everywhere to respond with prayer:

SOURCE: Charisma News, Jenny Rose Spaudo