Police in Houston, Texas, responded to a potential threat near Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church on Sunday, where a possible shooter was reportedly shot by law enforcement. The incident occurred during a Spanish-speaking service shortly after 2 p.m., causing panic among churchgoers.
According to preliminary information provided by Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, it is believed that one of the suspects, a woman, was shot by a deputy at the scene. The situation remains dynamic, and authorities are proceeding with caution due to concerns that the female suspect may have had a bomb strapped to her chest.
Eyewitnesses reported hearing gunshots originating from the choir room, prompting immediate prayers and declarations of faith from the congregation. The swift response from law enforcement helped maintain order and ensure the safety of those present.
The Houston Police Department has urged the public to stay away from the area as they continue to assess the situation. The incident is currently under investigation, and further details will be provided as they become available.