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On Friday night, members at Tabernacle of Praise Worship Center in Lake Charles, Louisiana suffered a huge loss. According to reports, their pastor, Ronald J. Harris Sr., was killed while delivering the sermon at a revival service.
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office report that a gunman, identified as Woodrow Karey, shot Pastor Harris “as he was preaching” around 8:20 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.