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Man shot in Texas church took gun away from suspect, police say

Posted: 8:51 AM, Feb 14, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-14 16:27:50Z

AMARILLO — Police said a man who was shot inside a church Wednesday took a gun away from a suspected gunman.

Police investigated the incident at Faith City Mission in Amarillo that originally came in to dispatchers as a call saying there were possible hostages inside a chapel. In a tweet on Twitter, police confirmed it was not a hostage situation when they arrived.

A suspect has been taken into custody, and the man who was shot was taken to a hospital, KFDA television station reports.