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Vandal targets Detroit church, shoots at car window

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DETROIT (WJBK) - A church on Detroit's east side was the target of a vandal Thursday.

Assistant Pastor Jeramiah Thomas at New Branch Outreach Ministries tells FOX 2's Robin Murdoch the church's security guard saw a young man throwing bottles and garbage at the church. The security guard went outside with the pastor and told him to stop but the man ignored them, so they went back inside.

Minutes later, the two say they heard loud noises and discovered a window of one of the vehicles in the parking lot had multiple bullet holes in it. The suspect is believed to have used an AK-47.

Several parishioners called police right after the shooting but they say police did not arrive for several hours.

The security guard has given a description of the suspect to detectives.

No one was injured.

Church services will go on as scheduled.
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