Bail denied for man who claimed church shooting was hoax

Bail denied for man who claimed church shooting was hoax

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Ussery, photo from Bexar County Ussery, photo from Bexar County

A federal magistrate has denied bail to a conspiracy theorist charged with a weapons violation at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs. 

Robert Ussery, 54, is charged as a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. He already faces a charge of making a terroristic threat while claiming the massacre at the church is a hoax.

Ussery was convicted in 1984 for burglary of a vehicle in Brazoria County.

He was reportedly armed with a gun at the Sutherland Springs church in March. Worshipers say Ussery and his girlfriend claim the government fabricated the November 2017 mass shooting.

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