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Genesse Moreno Identified as Houston Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church Shooter

The rifle used by Genesse Moreno had the word Palestine on it.

The Houston Police Department has identified the Joel Osteen’s Lakewood megachurch shooter as Genesse Moreno.

Genesse Moreno Identified as Houston Lakewood Church Shooter. Credit HPD

The Houston Police Department has officially identified the perpetrator of the Lakewood megachurch shooting as Genesse Moreno. Armed with an assault rifle, Moreno entered the church premises accompanied by a 7-year-old boy, initiating a harrowing sequence of events.

Reports indicate that Moreno engaged in a shootout with off-duty police officers, who were providing security for the church at the time of the incident. Multiple rounds were exchanged during the confrontation, causing chaos and endangering the lives of worshippers and attendees.

Tragically, amidst the chaos, an innocent bystander was struck in the leg by gunfire. Additionally, the 7-year-old boy accompanying Moreno sustained a gunshot wound to the head, resulting in critical injuries. The severity of his condition underscores the gravity of the situation and the urgent need for medical intervention.

The senseless violence unleashed by Moreno has left a community reeling with shock and grief. The indiscriminate firing of rounds within a place of worship, a sanctuary for many, has shaken the collective sense of safety and security.

As investigations into the incident continue, authorities are working tirelessly to ascertain the motive behind Moreno’s actions and to ensure that justice is served for the victims and their families. The devastating consequences of this senseless act serve as a stark reminder of the ongoing challenges posed by gun violence and the critical importance of proactive measures to prevent such tragedies in the future.

Source: KPRC 2 Click2Houston

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