WITN  | Onslow County  | News, Weather, Sports

Jacksonville Man Accused Of Pointing Gun At Man In Church

A Jacksonville man is accused of pointing a handgun at a man inside a church and pulling the trigger. The handgun did not discharge.

60-year-old John Mainor has been charged with attempted murder, assault, assault by pointing a gun, and communicating threats.

Jacksonville police say it happened at Washington Chapel Church on Bell Fork Rd. around 8 p.m. Friday.

Police say Mainor assaulted and threatened the victim then left the church. Officers were able to locate him shortly after.

Mainor is now in jail under no bond.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WITN

275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 165926806