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Church leaders react to hostage incident in Marinette

Catholic Charities and Holy Family Parish in Marinette have stepped forward to assist Catholics and members of the larger community after 15-year-old Samuel Hengel, a Marinette High School sophomore, held his social studies class and teacher hostage for nearly seven hours Nov. 29. Hengel died the next day of self-inflicted gunshot wounds.

Compass story: Church leaders react to hostage incident in Marinette