Texas Church Shooting Suspect Once Identified as Male

Police reportedly identified Sunday’s would-be shooter at Lakewood Church as Genesse Ivonne Moreno, 36, who once went by the name Jeffrey Escalante.

A raid of the transgender suspect’s home in Conroe, Texas, is underway to collect clues on motive and means for Sunday’s attack that left two injured, including a 5-year-old boy who accompanied her and a 57-year-old man at the church, the Houston Chronicle reported Monday.

Moreno, wearing a trenchcoat, opened fire inside celebrity pastor Joel Osteen’s megachurch in Texas before being gunned down by two off-duty officers who confronted her, sending worshippers rushing from the building between busy Sunday services, authorities said.

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