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Bernard Junior Polite was arrested after allegedly trying to shoot Rev. Glenn Germany during a sermon at Jesus’ Dwelling Place Church.

NORTH BRADDOCK, PA — A man who pulled a gun on a pastor at a Pennsylvania church on Sunday has been charged with murder after his cousin was found shot to death, according to Allegheny County police.

Bernard Junior Polite, 26, was arrested Sunday after he allegedly tried to shoot Pastor Glenn Germany during a sermon at Jesus’ Dwelling Place Church in the Pittsburgh suburb of North Braddock.

The video shown is from a previous report.

The incident, which was captured on a livestream, showed Polite being tackled from behind by a church deacon after his gun jammed.

After Polite was arrested, the body of a 56-year-old man, identified as Derek Polite, was found fatally shot inside the suspect’s home, according to authorities.

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Church services in Pennsylvania came to an eerie halt on Sunday when authorities say a man allegedly tried to shoot a preacher during his sermon

Church services in Pennsylvania came to an eerie halt on Sunday when authorities say a man allegedly tried to shoot a preacher during his sermon

On Tuesday, law enforcement officials said the suspect had been charged with murder in connection with the death of the man, who they said was his cousin.

Witnesses interviewed by detectives said they saw the suspect “pacing outside the residence” the morning of the church incident, and a neighbor “reported hearing a noise that could have been a gunshot.”

Polite is being held in jail ahead of his arraignment.

According to a criminal complaint, Polite confessed to trying to kill the pastor, telling a police officer, “God told him to do it.”

In an interview with “Good Morning America,” the pastor said it was a “miracle” that he survived the shooting attempt.

“He pulled the trigger and a miracle of God happened that the gun jammed. That bullet had a name on it,” Germany said.

Germany told “GMA” that he saw Polite enter the church, and that the man smiled at him before walking to the pulpit and pointing the gun at him. The deacon, Clarence McCallister, can be seen tackling Polite as Germany shoots behind a podium.

“I just jumped up and…pulled his arm to his side and locked him in,” McCallister told “GMA.”

Germany described McCallister’s quick response as “an act of heroism if I ever saw one.”

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