A woman in a trenchcoat opened fire with a long gun inside celebrity pastor Joel Osteen’s megachurch in Texas before being gunned down by two off-duty officers who confronted her and sending worshippers rushing out of the building between busy Sunday services, authorities said.
The woman, who entered the Houston church shortly before 2 p.m. local time, was accompanied by a five-year-old boy, who was shot and taken to hospital in critical condition.
The woman is dead. A bystander was wounded. The kid is in critical condition. Joel Osteen is
Osteen joined police at a news conference and said the church is “devastated.” But he added that the shooting could have been much worse if it had happened during the larger 11 a.m. service.
In case you’ve ever been curious about what a devastated, grieving Osteen would look like, here he is.
I think he has this reflex where whenever a camera points his way, he’s got to flash those choppers. It’s creepy and weird. The grim old guys surrounding him clearly lack the Osteen face.
Here he goes, again:
Nice words…but then I noticed the truck behind him. He’s just reading slogans off the signs around his megachurch!
I only realized after he got away…Joel Osteen is Keyser Söze! It all makes sense now.