Incident Summary:

06/24/2015: Assailants set fire to Briar Creek Baptist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201506240051

When:
2015-06-24

Country:
United States

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

North Carolina

City:
Charlotte

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Religious Figures/Institutions
Name of Entity Briar Creek Baptist Church
Specific Description Church
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $250,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Pastor of church damaged by fire forgives suspected arsonist," Miami Herald, June 25, 2015.
"Hate Crime? Arsonist Torches Predominately Black Church," NBCNews.com, June 25, 2015.
"Pastor of church damaged by fire forgives suspected arsonist," McDowell News, June 25, 2015.