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A woman who opened fire inside pastor Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch on Sunday was killed by two off-duty law enforcement officers, according to authorities.
A young child who accompanied the woman into Lakewood Church at around 1:50 p.m. local time was in critical condition after being shot in the exchange of gunfire, Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said at a news conference. The child, believed to be around 5 years old, remained in critical condition on Sunday afternoon.
The woman, estimated to be between 30 and 35 years old, was pronounced dead at the scene. She was not immediately identified by authorities.