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Pastor Talks Down Rifle-Wielding Man Who Entered His Church

A North Carolina pastor says when an armed stranger walked into his New Year's Eve service, he prayed with the man until police arrived. The pastor, also a Fayetteville city councilman and retired soldier, says the man told him he wanted to do "bad things", but broke down in tears when parishioners started praying with him. WNCN's Nate Rogers reports.

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