Terrorist opens fire at Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church; Police act quickly ending what could have been much worse

Joel-Osteen-Church-Shooting Joel Osteen Church Shooting

Matthew 10:28 And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.

Important Takeaways:

  • Pro-Palestine gunwoman, 36, shot dead in Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church in Texas had ‘Free Palestine’ scrawled on her AR-15 – as harrowing new footage shows little kids fleeing the attack
  • The female shooter who opened fire at Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church on Sunday had a pro-Palestine message written on her weapon, per a new report.
  • The message on the shooter’s AR-15 read ‘Free Palestine,’ according to CNN.
  • The footage captured the horrifying seconds after a woman in a trench coat shot up the Houston megachurch of the celebrity pastor – before being killed by two off-duty cops.
  • The suspect entered the building during a Spanish-language sermon with a five-year-old boy shortly before 2pm and the child was shot and critically injured.
  • Images from the scene show the chaotic moment terrified congregants run to safety after hearing several shots fired.
  • Chief Finner said after the woman began shooting, both officers ‘engaged’ her and the woman was killed.
  • He praised the officers for quickly confronting the woman, adding, ‘She had a long gun, and it could have been a lot worse.’
  • The child was in critical condition after being taken to a hospital. The man who was wounded in his hip was stable.
  • The shooting happened between services at the megachurch that is regularly attended by 45,000 people every week, making it the third largest megachurch in the U.S., according to the Hartford Institute for Religion Research. Osteen´s televised sermons reach about 100 countries.
  • It was not clear where Osteen was at the time but he joined police at a news conference afterward and said the church is ‘devastated.’

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