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.

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