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.

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Risher says he picked up the .40-caliber bullet and incorporated it into his sermon.

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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.

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