At around 1:45pm local time in Houston, Texas, USA, a woman entered the evangelical megachurch Lakewood with a young boy and opened fire. The woman, who was approximately 30 to 35 years old, was carrying a rifle and allegedly threatened those present by claiming she had a bomb. However, no explosives were found.
The police officers on duty at the church responded quickly and managed to subdue the woman. She was later taken into custody. Unfortunately, one of the officers who was off-duty at the time of the incident also fired his gun and killed the woman. Two others were injured in the incident – a 57-year-old man and a young boy around five years old who was shot seriously.
The shooting happened during a break between services at Lakewood Church, just as a Spanish service was about to begin, according to Joel Osteen, co-founder of the church. It is not clear what motivated the woman to carry out this attack or why she chose Lakewood Church as her target.
The police are still investigating the incident and have not released any further details about the suspect or her motive for carrying out this violent act. The website link provided may contain additional information related to this story or it could be an error or unrelated content that has been mixed up with other articles on this site.
This tragic event serves as a reminder of how important it is for law enforcement officers to remain vigilant and ready for any situation that may arise while serving their communities.