On Friday night, members at Tabernacle of Praise Worship Center in Lake Charles, Louisiana suffered a huge loss. According to reports, their pastor, Ronald J. Harris Sr., was killed while delivering the sermon at a revival service.
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office report that a gunman, identified as Woodrow Karey, shot Pastor Harris “as he was preaching” around 8:20 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Karey, a 53-year-old resident of Lake Charles, has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder. He was transported to Calcasieu Correctional Center where his bail was set at $1 million.
Police are still investigation the case and a motive has not yet been reached.
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#FightingForTrayvon: Images of Nationwide Protests
1. Protestors converge on Union Square, Sunday, July 14, 2013, in New York. (Photo: AP)1 of 15
2. A BART police vehicle is vandalized during a protest after George Zimmerman in Oakland, Calif. (Photo: AP)2 of 15
3. Workers board up windows at Flora restaurant in downtown Oakland, Calif., early Sunday, July 14, 2013, following protests. (Photo: AP)3 of 15
4. Demonstrators march through the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan in New York, Sunday, July 14, 2013. (Photo: AP)4 of 15
5. A window is smashed at a Chase Bank in Oakland, Calif. (Photo: AP)5 of 15
6. Demonstrators converge on Union Square, Sunday, July 14, 2013, in New York, during a protest against the acquittal of neighborhood watch member George Zimmerman. (Photo: AP)6 of 15
7. People gather Sunday, July 14, 2013, in Raleigh, N.C., to protest the acquittal of George Zimmerman. (Photo: AP)7 of 15
8. Protesters make their way down Washington Ave., from Grand Circus Park in Detroit to the Federal Building during a protest against the verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman. (Photo: AP)8 of 15
9. James Brewton, 39, from Brandon, hoists his portrait of Trayvon Martin along with a group of about 175 as they gather at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in Tampa. (Photo: AP)9 of 15
10. A bag of Skittles candies hangs out of the pocket of Latressa McVey, 35, of Atlanta, during a protest. (Photo: AP)10 of 15
11. Tabatha Holley, 19, of Dawson, Ga., chants as demonstrators march in protest as a police cruiser follows. (Photo: AP)11 of 15
12. Abdul Kebbeh, 6, holds a sign at Westlake Park on Sunday, July 14, 2013 in downtown Seattle. (Photo: AP)12 of 15
13. Demonstrators converge on Union Square, Sunday, July 14, 2013, in New York, during a protest against the acquittal of neighborhood watch member George Zimmerman. (Photo: AP)13 of 15
14. Nichole Mitchell wipes away tears during the sermon at a youth service at the St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Sanford, Fla. (Photo: AP)14 of 15
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