Greeter injured in Kansas City church shooting

5 months 2 days 15 hours ago Monday, May 22 2017 May 22, 2017 Monday, May 22, 2017 6:35:00 AM CDT May 22, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) — Police say a man was shot while greeting people at a south Kansas City church.

The shooting occurred Sunday at the House of Refuge Family Worship church. The greeter, Montell Bruce, was struck in the head and was treated for non-life-threatening wounds.

Police say a suspect entered the church through a back door and fired multiple shots.

Bruce told KCTV5 (http://bit.ly/2qbw0SS ) that he intervened after he saw someone pull a gun during an argument. He says he tried to get the gun and throw the suspect to the ground. Eventually he ran and fell through a window to get away.

Bruce was the only person hurt in the shooting.

 

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