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Man, 91, Threatened Pastor With Gun Over His Ex-girlfriend

91-year-old man threatened a pastor with a gun as he believed he was having relations with his ex-girlfriend

Cornelius E Jones
Cornelius E Jones, Pasco County Sheriff's Office

On Saturday, June 1st, 91-year-old Cornelius E Jones pulled out a firearm and threatened a pastor after he believed that his ex-girlfriend was having relations with the clergyman.

According to the press release, the incident occurred in the afternoon, Cornelius walked into New Bethel AME Church in Lacoochee, Pasco County, Florida. he confronted his ex-girlfriend/live-in roommate as to why she was at the church this late. The pastor overheard the voice of another male and walked into the church. 

Cornelius spotting the pastor allegedly pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the pastors head, whilst reportedly threatening him with it.

Three females including the ex-girlfriend ran into the office and dialed  911.

Cornelius E Jones was arrested and charged with 3 counts of aggravated assault, he is being held in Pasco County Jail with $45,000 bond. 

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