Gospel Singer James Fortune Addresses His Arrest for Assaulting a Family Member [UPDATE]

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Gospel Singer James Fortune Arrested for Assaulting a Family Member

UPDATE on 10/26/2014:

James Fortune released the following statement:

Speaking to the recent charges James Fortune on the record stating:  I am truly sorry for the negative attention this situation has brought my wife, family, friends and business partners. Because it is a pending legal matter, I cannot comment on what has been reported. However, I understand the seriousness of this matter and ask that you respect the privacy of my family as we address this together. I would also like to thank my fans for their continued outpouring of love and support.  

Original post from Oct. 25, 2014:

Gospel singer and songwriter James Fortune is back in the news again. It was in 2012 when news came out about a civil suit against him for abusing his 4 year old stepson by scolding hot water back in 2001.

Now, James Fortune is being charged with aggravated assault to  a family member, say Fox News 26. He’s been released on a $20,000 bond.

We will keep you posted on the details as there seems to not being more at this time.