Used condom, alcohol found during teen party at Bedford church, two adults charged

BEDFORD, Ohio - Shots were fired during a teen party at a Bedford church over the weekend and police say it's not the first time they've busted a party there.

The most recent incident happened Friday evening at The Word Of Righteousness Family Life Center.

Police were called to the center on Northfield Road for a report of shots fired in the building. 

When officers arrived, they found teens between the ages of 12 and 17 running from the building. 

A 9mm casing and bullet were found in the gymnasium. Officers also found an empty bottle of brandy, a cigarillo pack and a used condom.

Police said the building reeked of marijuana. 

Two adult chaperones were charged with contributing to the delinquency of minors. Police tell News 5 one of those chaperones was a church deacon. 

Authorities have not yet been able to figure out who fired the gun but police are hoping the casing will lead them to the shooter. 

Police told News 5 Monday this is the fourth time they've been called to the church for a disturbance since April. During that call, they found drugs and a weapon in a car outside. 

Now authorities are sending a nuisance letter, describing what they've had to deal with over the last year. 

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