The police chief also noted that more than one person was shot but did not give any other details beyond that.
A spokeswoman for Lowell General Hospital in MA said they are treating one victim from the shooting, but did not release any additional information. Stay tuned for further information on this situation.
Police were called to the church shortly after 10 a.m.in Pelham, a town of about 13,000 on the border of MA. New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu said in a statement, "State official are on scene assisting local first responders in the response and investigation of a shooting in Pelham, New Hampshire". Garcia, who had been a minister at the church, was shot dead on October 1 at a house in the nearby town of Londonderry.
At least one person was injured at the church and was being temporarily treated at the Lowell General Hospital, a spokeswoman confirmed to The Post.
A memorial service scheduled for Saturday afternoon at the church was canceled after the shooting, attendee Geraldo Pagan said.
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Pelham is nestled between Concord, New Hampshire's capital, and Boston.
Garcia's obituary said he was a minister at the church.
Those planning to attend the Garcia service were shocked by the shooting.
The New Hampshire State Police's major crime unit was on the scene, and the church remained surrounded by emergency personnel on Saturday, and some nearby roads remained closed by police.