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Shock Video Shows Man Trying to Shoot Pastor in Middle of Service

A man allegedly attempted to assassinate a pastor while he preached to his congregation at a church in North Braddock on Sunday, according to Pennsylvania police.

According to the police, shortly after 1:00 p.m. EST, Bernard Junior Polite, 26, entered the Jesus Dwelling Place Church with the intention of shooting the pastor while he was delivering a sermon.

The statement stated that charges of attempted homicide have been lodged.

The pastor stated to local media that he had never seen the suspect before that day, but made direct eye contact with him as he entered and exited the building after noticing him.

The individual who rushed in and apprehended the suspect was commended by the pastor for his bravery.

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