FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Officials say a bullet fired into the air fell through a church roof in North Texas and nearly struck a pastor conducting a New Year’s Eve service.
Pastor Evan Risher says he was preaching Monday night at Ramp Church in Fort Worth when a bullet landed on the ground in front of him. There were some 300 people were inside the church at the time. No one was hurt.READ MORE: Authorities: No One In Driver's Seat Of Tesla Before Crash That Killed 2 In Texas
Risher says he picked up the .40-caliber bullet and incorporated it into his sermon.READ MORE: 2 UNT Students Injured In Shooting On Campus Possibly Involving Fraternity, Police Say
The bullet was fired from outside the church. Risher says police believe the bullet came from people firing celebratory gunshots shortly before the stroke of midnight.MORE NEWS: Fort Worth Officer Fatally Shoots Armed Attempted Carjacking Suspect, Chief Says
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