Police identified the gunman as Michael Beckworth
, 30, and his victim as Joe Lee, 31.
Lt. Gary Trupe, coordinator of a special crimes unit, said Beckworth
entered Lee's apartment early Sunday morning and shot him several times in the upper body, then shot himself in the head.
Trupe said several witnesses, including Beckworth's wife, saw the shooting.Beckworth
made no attempt to harm his
wife or the other people in the apartment, he
Trupe said Beckworth
had threatened to harm Lee before.
was listed as an associate pastor of youth at Westover Fellowship Church
, according to the church's Web site.An Associated Press call to the church was not immediately returned Monday.
Trupe said the church fired Beckworth several months ago, but he
declined to give details.