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Pistol Packing Pastor Pops Prowler

KTRK reports on an early morning shooting at a Baytown Church.  Pastor Benny Holmes has apparently shot an intruder.
Baytown police responded to a shooting at the Church of New Beginnings. Police say the pastor armed himself and shot an intruder. KTRK Photo. Police say Pastor Benny Holmes was at the church sometime after 6:00am this morning when he a heard a man trying to break into the building. Homles then armed himself and shot the intruder.
The intruder was then rushed to Memorial Hermann Hospital via Life Flight. His condition is unknown.
Pastor Holmes made national headlines last year for taking down a suspected package thief in his front yard. At the time, he said pointing his 45mm pistol at the grandmother was the only way he would get her to feel the fear of God.