(WBTV) A man armed with a knife was shot by a Union County Sheriff’s deputy after he reportedly interrupted an outdoor church service by cursing at the congregation.
The incident occurred outside the Oak Grove Baptist Church on the 4000 block of New Town Road near Waxhaw.
Christopher Eugene Ross, 54, from Monroe. faces charges of Disorderly Conduct for interfering with the church service, two counts of Assault with a Deadly Weapon against Law Enforcement Officers and Resisting, Delaying, and Obstructing an Officer.
Deputies say Ross started cursing at church members around 10:25 a.m. Sunday.
One of the worshipers who was familiar with Ross walked toward him in hopes of talking with him to calm him down, according to deputies.
Ross allegedly picked up rocks and threw them toward the worshiper before officers were called.
Officers were directed toward a house on the same street across from the church.
There, they found a white man in his 50s armed with a knife…
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Editor’s note. This post was written by WBTV Web Staff and posted at WBTV. Title changed by PNP News.
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