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Posted on 09/29/2013 6:18:24 PM PDT by Morgana

FULL TITLE: Pastor shot dead mid-sermon by disgruntled ex-deacon, who turned himself into police after the horrific murder

A Louisiana pastor was fatally shot as he preached to a crowd of more than 60 during a revival service.

Pastor Ronald J. Harris Sr. was preaching at about 8:20 pm on Friday at Tabernacle of Praise Worship Center when he was shot twice by former deacon Woodrow Karey.

Mr Karey entered the church as Mr Harris was preaching to over 60 churchgoers and 'walked up to him and shot him at close range,' officials said. The pastor was then shot a second time after falling to the floor.

Mr Harris was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sixty-five people were inside at the time, including the victim's wife, said Chief Deputy Stitch Guillory My Karey then left the church, but soon called the sheriff's office and surrendered.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: General Discusssion; Other Christian
KEYWORDS: banglist; church; churchshooting; shooting
Workplace violence now in a church?
1 posted on 09/29/2013 6:18:24 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana

Judgement day


2 posted on 09/29/2013 6:22:21 PM PDT by Darteaus94025 (Phony President)
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To: Morgana

Notice how the Daily Mail keeps posting gun violence stories from the US?


3 posted on 09/29/2013 6:26:16 PM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (What's the frequency, Kenneth?)
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To: Morgana

Everybody’s a critic.


4 posted on 09/29/2013 6:41:04 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Morgana

wonder what the sermon was about?


5 posted on 09/29/2013 6:41:52 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: bigbob

Wages of sin?


6 posted on 09/29/2013 6:44:29 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: Morgana

Methinks there is a woman involved, somewhere somehow.


7 posted on 09/29/2013 7:02:08 PM PDT by bkopto (Obama and Biden are merely symptoms of a more profound, systemic disease in American body politic.)
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To: Morgana

Pretty low down dirty deed from a former deacon no less.
Allah mede him do it.


8 posted on 09/29/2013 7:05:36 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: bkopto

The reverend was giving the shooter’s wife some personal and private “guidance”. Happened in my town “across the tracks” as they say.


9 posted on 09/29/2013 7:06:29 PM PDT by Bayou Dittohead
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To: Morgana

Just damn.


10 posted on 09/29/2013 7:07:03 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (A pox on the House of Apple and their ios7)
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To: Morgana

When you look at a situation and you don’t understand it, it is either money or sex!


11 posted on 09/29/2013 7:13:06 PM PDT by TsonicTsunami08
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To: Morgana

Prayers for his family.


12 posted on 09/29/2013 7:13:46 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: TsonicTsunami08
it is either money or sex!

Or both.

13 posted on 09/29/2013 7:15:39 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: bkopto
Methinks there is a woman involved, somewhere somehow.

Exactly!

14 posted on 09/29/2013 7:18:16 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Morgana

And the gun grabbers cheer. Another death they can exploit.


15 posted on 09/29/2013 7:21:59 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Morgana

I correctly picked the ethnicity before I clicked on the link. Does that make me a racist?


16 posted on 09/29/2013 7:29:59 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: bkopto
"baby who's been here
since I've been gone
well it must have been the preacher mama
he had his long shoes on."

Bo Carter

17 posted on 09/29/2013 7:36:25 PM PDT by driftless2
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To: Conspiracy Guy

I guess they don’t have enough of their own to satisfy public interest.


18 posted on 09/29/2013 7:41:11 PM PDT by Burkean (.)
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To: Morgana

When asked by the police why he would shoot the Pastor, he replied “the devil made me do it!”.


19 posted on 09/29/2013 7:47:20 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Morgana
Arrested: Woodrow Karey, 53, of Lake Charles is charged with second-degree murder. His bond has been set at $1 million.
Pastor Ronald J. Harris

Bizarre shooting death: Ex-deacon Woodrow Karey (left) shot pastor Ronald Harris Sr (right) to death Friday night while the preacher was giving a sermon to about 60 church members

20 posted on 09/29/2013 8:31:42 PM PDT by B4Ranch (AGENDA: Grinding America Down ----- <<http://vimeo.com/63749370)
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To: Morgana; a fool in paradise

Money or woman? Ya mean it wasn’t about the reserved parking space?


21 posted on 09/29/2013 8:34:42 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Morgana

It was about the color of the carpet.


22 posted on 09/29/2013 9:19:55 PM PDT by Tolkien (Grace is the Essence of the Gospel; Gratitude is the Essence of Ethics.)
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To: Morgana

Too bad he didn’t go down to the cellar to pray.


23 posted on 09/29/2013 9:20:57 PM PDT by Ken H (First rule of gun safety - have a gun)
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To: Morgana

“He died doing what he loved.”


24 posted on 09/29/2013 9:36:24 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Howdy to all you government agents spying on me.)
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To: dfwgator; TsonicTsunami08; Revolting cat!; Bayou Dittohead

“it is either money or sex!

Or both.”

I would have never have guessed that.

“The reverend was giving the shooter’s wife some personal and private “guidance”. Happened in my town “across the tracks” as they say.”

I would have just thought the man flipped and found Islam, however this man confessed so can’t be that. Now wondering what will come out at the trial.


25 posted on 09/29/2013 9:53:38 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

Won’t be a trial if he’s confessed. More likely to be a plea deal to avoid a death sentence.


26 posted on 09/29/2013 10:43:12 PM PDT by Valpal1 (If the police can t solve a problem with brute force, they ll find a way to fix it with brute force)
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To: Morgana
“turned himself into police”

What was he before that? And did he use magic or just change his clothes? Did he need hormone shots for that? Did he turn himself into the whole force or just one officer? Maybe he turned himself into a police horse or a police car.

Oh the unanswered questions when headline editors don't know grammar.

27 posted on 09/30/2013 1:49:29 AM PDT by YankeeinOkieville (Obamanation [oh-bom-uh-nay-shuhn] n. -- ignorance and arrogance in the highest offices)
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To: Morgana

I have sat through some long boring sermons before...but...


28 posted on 09/30/2013 2:05:21 AM PDT by AndyTheBear
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To: OrangeHoof
“He died doing what he loved.”

...Now you Stop That! .....in my best Jack Benny voice.

29 posted on 09/30/2013 3:07:22 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: YankeeinOkieville

Thank you! That was the first thing that jumped out at me. Bad guy, commit crim, become cop. No one can get me n ow!! A crrowd of more than 60 was pretty funny, too. Really bad writing.


30 posted on 09/30/2013 3:48:55 AM PDT by smalltownslick
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To: smalltownslick

That’s crime


31 posted on 09/30/2013 3:49:25 AM PDT by smalltownslick
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To: Morgana

Dollars to donuts the preacher was “preaching” to the perp’s wife on the side.


32 posted on 09/30/2013 7:05:07 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Darteaus94025

In my church here in the deep, deep, South, this perp would have died in a crossfire.

The deacons have the proper CCW permits and carry in church for this very reason.


33 posted on 09/30/2013 10:12:31 AM PDT by A. Patriot ("I'm not a Republican, I'm a Conservative.")
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To: A. Patriot

As it should be.

The police can’t (won’t?) protect “ ‘almost’ gun-free zones” - schools/churches/malls. So, you must be ready to defend you and yours.

After these mass shootings, I believe the NRAs best move would be to descend on the victimized community and offer free classes on CCW, firearm safety, etc. since this community now knows they must defend themselves.


34 posted on 09/30/2013 11:09:35 AM PDT by Darteaus94025 (Phony President)
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To: bkopto

A Southern pastor said to his congregation:

“Someone in this congregation has spread a rumor that I belong to the Ku Klux Klan. This is a horrible lie and one which a Christian community cannot tolerate. I am embarrassed and do not intend to accept this. Now, I want the party who said this to stand and ask forgiveness from God and this Christian family.”

No one moved.

The preacher continued, “Do you have the nerve to face me and admit this is a falsehood? Remember, you will be forgiven and in your heart you will feel glory. Now stand and confess your transgression.”

Again, all was quiet.

Then, very slowly, a drop-dead gorgeous woman with a body that would stop a runaway train rose from the third pew. Her head was bowed and her voice quivered as she spoke.

“Reverend there has been a terrible misunderstanding. I never said you were a member of the Ku Klux Klan.

I simply told a couple of my friends that you were a wizard under the sheets.”

The preacher fell to his knees, his wife fainted, and the congregation roared.

/ducks...


35 posted on 10/01/2013 2:40:07 PM PDT by Yehuda (Pres Obortion, Sen.McAnus, & Hillary Rotten Clinton all kiss the *ss of the muslim brotherhood.)
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