Man charged in Kansas City church shooting

2 months 3 weeks 5 days ago Wednesday, May 24 2017 May 24, 2017 Wednesday, May 24, 2017 6:32:57 AM CDT May 24, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY — A Kansas City man is charged with shooting into a south Kansas City church, injuring a church greeter.

Orlando Gentry was charged Tuesday with assault, possession of a firearm, unlawful use of a weapon and carrying a loaded firearm in the shooting.

Kansas City police say the 29-year-old Gentry fired the shots during a confrontation Sunday at the House of Refuge church.

One of the bullets grazed a church greeter, Montell Bruce, in the head. He fell through a window in the sanctuary anb was treated and released at a local hospital.

The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit.ly/2qONhoH ) Gentry told investigators he got into a fight at the church but denied having a gun.

Online court records do not show that Gentry has an attorney.

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