$400K Bond for Man Charged With Setting Fire to NW Side Church

Bond was set at $400,000 Tuesday for a Northwest Side man charged with setting fire to St. Genevieve Church early Monday.

Raymond Luna, 28, faces two felony counts of aggravated arson for the fire at the church at 4835 W. Altgeld St., according to Chicago Police.

Officers called for a reported burglary saw Luna climbing out of a window as smoke poured from the building when they responded at 12:14 a.m., police said.

The officers called firefighters, who put out the fire with minimal damage, police said. No one was hurt.

Luna, of the 2100 block of North Lorel, was arrested at the scene and ordered held on a $400,000 bond at a Tuesday hearing, according to Cook County Circuit Court records. His next court date is Oct. 31.

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