Baytown Pastor Shoots Intruder Breaking Into Church

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BAYTOWN, TX – Pastor packing heat, not a combination you’d expect, but the case at the Church of New Beginnings in Baytown. Pastor Benny Holmes was in his church office at 6:15 in the morning when he heard a noise. “When he went to go investigate to figure out what the noise was, he had observed a gentleman by the name of Lee Marvin Blue carrying a box, inside the box there were some electronics. He confronted the individual who had just broken into the church and there was a confrontation,…Mr. Holmes discharged one round from his fire arm and it struck Mr. Blue in the right shoulder,” explained Det. Luzette Watkins of the Baytown Police Department.