Albuquerque church vandalized again, 7 times in less than 3 weeks

Posted By on August 21, 2019


CHURCH HAS BEEN VANDALIZED IN
JUST TWO WEEKS. ACTION 7 NEWS REPORTER SHELLYE
LEGGETT JOINS US WITH THE
DETAILS. SHELLYE: THE CONGREGATION SAYS
THEY DIDN’T EVEN HAVE TIME TO
FIX WHAT WAS ALREADY DAMAGED
BEFORE IT HAPPENED AGAIN. AT THE ALTAR SITS EVERY ROCK
THAT HAS CAUSED DAMAGE TO THIS
BUILDING.>>WITH NEVER HAD ANY OF THIS
DONE THE WHOLE TIME I’VE
ATTENDED THIS CHURCH AND I’VE
BEEN HERE FOR QUITE A WHILE. SHELLYE: THE METROPOLITAN
COMMUNITY CHURCH HAS BEEN AT
THIS LOCATION ON TEXAS STREET
FOR 18 YEARS AND NEVER HAVE
EXPERIENCED SOMETHING LIKE THIS.>>WE ARE NOT SURE WHAT IS GOING
ON FOR IF SOMEONE IS UPSET WITH
US FOR THE FACT THAT IT IS A
CHURCH THAT SERVES THE LGBT
COMMUNITY. SHELLYE: SHATTERED WINDOWS,
GLASS ON THE GROUND, SIX
VANDALISMS. JUST LAST NIGHT, ANOTHER
INCIDENT. THAT MAKES SEVEN IN THE PAST TWO
WEEKS. SOMEONE TOOK THIS ROCK, THROUGH
IT THROUGH THIS DOOR, KNOCKING
THE NEWLY INSTALLED PLEXIGLASS
OUT.>>WE HAVEN’T HAD TIME TO HEAL
BECAUSE IT KEEPS HAPPENING. SHELLYE: ALBUQUERQUE POLICE ARE
LOOKING INTO THIS. THEY SAY THE NEXT STEP WOULD BE
TO LOOK INTO IMPLEMENTING A NEW
CRIME PREVENTION PLAN IN THE
AREA. BUT FOR THE CHURCH, THEY HAD
THIS TO SAY.>>FOR THE PERSON THAT IS DOING
THIS, NUMBER ONE, PLEASE STOP. NUMBER SIX SHE, WE
FORGIVE YOU. SHELLYE: APD HAVE REQUESTED TO
SET UP A VIDEO TRAILER IN THE
AREA. THEY HOPE THIS WILL HELP FIGURE
OUT WHO’S DOING THIS. THAT SHOULD BE READY BY FR

Posted by Lewis Heart

This article has 2 comments

  1. Religion can be shared among all people I’m sorry for any bad feelings I’ve had in the past but write is write and wrong is wrong

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