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A priest wounded in a shooting at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Howard County, Md., has died from her injuries, according to the Associated Press.

Rev. Mary-Marguerite Kohn was pronounced dead at Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore Saturday evening, according to Howard County police. The 62-year old  co-rector of St. Peter's Episcopal had been placed on life support for most of the weekend in order to assist her family's intentions to donate her organs.

Investigators say a disgruntled homeless man, Douglas F. Jones, shot and killed Brenda Brewington, a church secretary and wounded Kohn late last week after he was allegedly turned away from the church's food bank. 

Yesterday the church held private service for members of the congregation who wanted "to begin the process of healing."

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