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Man charged in shooting of Kansas City church greeter

This photo provided by the Kansas City Police Department shows Orlando Gentry, of Kansas City, Mo., who was charged Tuesday, May 23, 2017, with shooting into House of Refuge, a south Kansas City, Mo., church, injuring a greeter. Police said Gentry fired the shots during a confrontation Sunday, May 21, at the church. (Kansas City Police Department via AP)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man has been charged with shooting into a south Kansas City church, injuring a 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 Montell Bruce in the head and then he fell through a window in the sanctuary. Bruce was treated and released.

The Kansas City Star reports ( ) that 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.


Information from: The Kansas City Star,

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