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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police say a Louisville man made Christmas Day a bad experience for several Salvation Army volunteers and visitors.
It happened on Dec. 25 at a Salvation Army cafeteria in Louisville. Police say 36-year-old Lazar Gulley was cutting in the line to receive Christmas dinner.
A man at the dinner asked Gulley not to cut in line, because the handicapped, seniors, women and children were supposed to eat first -- but police say Gulley refused to exit the line.
When the man grabbed him by the shoulder to escort him out, Gulley allegedly balled up his fist and punched him in the face at least three times. Police say other staff members attempted to gain control of Gulley, "who was trampling over volunteers and clients at this point."
When the injured victim went to the kitchen, Gulley allegedly yelled through the serving window that he was going to kill him, according to an arrest warrant. Police say he then beat his fists on the glass window and shattered it, getting glass in the mouth and left eye of a female volunteer.
Then Gulley turned and ran away, "knocking over a client and her child and trampling them," according to the warrant.
The injured man was taken to University Hospital for cuts under his left eye and an injured elbow. Police say his glasses were also broken.
Gulley is charged with terroristic threatening, menacing, assault and criminal mischief.