Pastor Tim Remington spoke at the Ted Cruz rally on Saturday in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
Remington was shot in the back on Sunday.
Police are searching for 30 year-old suspect Kyle Odom.
Thankfully the pastor is in stable condition and is expected to make a full recovery.
Tim Remington, a pastor in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, was shot in the back four times outside his church on Sunday, just one day after leading a prayer at a Ted Cruz rally.
“We just want to be here for everyone in our congregation. Be here for our pastor. We are going to go to the hospital and wait for the word to make sure he is okay,” said one church member, according to CBS affiliate KREM.
“He opens his home to people. He takes them in and lets them live in his home. All the people society has turned their backs on, he goes out and he reaches out to them.”
Police said the shooting took place around 2:00 p.m.
Kyle Odom, 30, is suspected of shooting Remington in the back four times, then fleeing the scene in a 2004 Silver Honda Accord with Idaho license plate K578519.
Please keep Pastor Remington in your thoughts and prayers.
Kyle Odom is believed to be armed and dangerous. He was last seen leaving the parking lot in a 2004 silver Honda Accord with Idaho plates K578519.