Cleveland priest forgives teen suspect who shot at him, robbed his chicken eggs

Cleveland priest forgives teen suspect who shot at him, robbed his chicken eggs

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - One of the four juvenile suspects who robbed a priest and shot at him was sentenced by a Cleveland judge to seven years in prison during a hearing on Wednesday afternoon.

Cleveland priest forgives teen suspect who shot at him

Charges against Terrence Kimbrough include attempted murder, felonious assault, and aggravated robbery.

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Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Father John Kumse of St. Mary of the Assumption Church was in court to read a victim impact statement directly to Kimbrough.

“I accept very much your apology and the remorse that you had for the actions you participated on Dec. 11 in that year,” said Father Kumse.

Police say Kimbrough, as well as three other juveniles at the time, followed 65-year-old Father Kumse as he collected eggs from the church’s chickens in December 2017.

The teens demanded the eggs from him before shooting at him.

Father Kumse was not injured during the robbery.

One juvenile was sentenced on Nov. 27 to 18 months of community control probation. The other suspects will appear in court at a later date.

Kimbrough will be 23 years old when he is released from prison. He must then serve 5 years of community control.

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