Man accused of threatening priest at University Heights (San Diego) Area Church Arrested


#1

A man who allegedly entered a University Heights church and threatened to kill a priest was taken into custody following a brief standoff.

10news.com/news/police-activity-reported-at-university-heights-area-church-101116
sandiegouniontribune.com/news/crime-courts-fire/sd-me-crime-priest-threat-20161011-story.html


#2

Police said the man claimed to have a gun but was later found to be armed with only a pair of scissors he obtained inside the church…

… Officers surrounded the building, but the suspect refused and remained holed up in the church. Shortly after 12:45 p.m., the man surrendered without incident.

Luckily, they caught the man.


#3

Lord Jesus, have mercy.


#4

Thankfully, no one was harmed.


#5

I am glad that they caught the man who was threatening to murder this priest. I wonder what his motivation was or if he was simply mentally ill or something?


#6

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