Man drove through Florida church, lit fire with parishioners inside, deputies say

Man drove through Florida church, lit fire with parishioners inside, deputies say
A Florida man drove through the front doors of a Florida church Saturday then lit a fire while parishioners were still inside, investigators said. (Marion County Sheriff's Office/Marion County Sheriff's Office)

OCALA, Fla. — A man drove through the front doors of a Florida church Saturday then set it on fire while parishioners were still inside, investigators said.

No one inside Queen of Peace Catholic Church, in Ocala, was seriously injured, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said.

Happening Now Deputies were called out to the Queen of peace Catholic Church on Southwest Highway 200 after a man...

Posted by Marion County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, July 11, 2020

The suspect led deputies on a brief chase before he was detained. His identity has not yet been released.