Thursday, November 20, 2008

Scorned lover shoots woman in church

Police have arrested a 25-year-old man in a church in the Lubuskie region of Poland for shooting a woman in the mouth with an air rifle, during mass.

The motive was apparently love, according to a tip off to the police.

The victim, a twenty-year-old woman, sustained no serious injuries and returned home after emergency personnel treated her.

According to police from this western region of Poland, the man entered the Catholic Church during mass before noon on Sunday, exposed an air rifle and shot the woman. Licenses for such type of gun are not required.