Memphis, TN -Memphis Police Department is investigating after shots were fired at a church.

Police were called to Mt. Moriah Baptist Church just before noon Monday to investigate the shooting.

The church’s pastor said multiple shots were fired into the church. Pictures showed a large bullet hole in one of the church’s windows.

Pastor Harvey Jackson said he when left Sunday night the windows were intact, but when he arrived on Monday morning, he found broken glass and shell casings inside the church.

Jackson said, “We’re blessed that no one was here. It happened during the nighttime, and the police did share with us, there was some shooting several streets over and bullets came our way.”

Jackson said the church will be working with its insurance company to replace the damage done.

Author: Glen Evans

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