Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church shooting: Two shot and female suspect killed

Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church shooting: Two shot and female suspect killed


The female suspect who police say opened fire at Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, Sunday afternoon has been killed.

The woman, around 30-35 years of age, walked into the church’s property shortly before 2 p.m., accompanied by a child around the age of 5, Houston Police Chief Troy Finner told reporters. The woman reportedly had a long rifle, wore a trench coat, and had a backpack on, and she began shooting, causing panic and a heavy police response.

Two off-duty police officers shot and killed the suspect, though they also shot the girl, who is in critical condition at an area hospital, according to Finner. A 57-year-old man, believed to be uninvolved in the crime, was shot in the leg and is receiving

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