Police respond to ‘active shooter’ at Texas megachurch

Gunfire was heard at the Lakewood Church in Houston on Sunday, witnesses said

Several police units were dispatched following reports of a shooting at large evangelical church in Houston, Texas on Sunday.

“It is believed that a possible shooter is down, shot by one of our deputy’s on-scene,” Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez wrote on X (formerly Twitter). 

The witnesses told local media that someone had opened fire as Spanish-speaking service was about to begin in pastor Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church at 2 pm.


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