‘Package Bomb’ Detonated At Beaumont Church / School
Federal agents are investigating "suspicious damage" to St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Beaumont, Texas after receiving reports that a "package bomb" was detonated sometime Wednesday night or early Thursday morning. No injuries have been reported.
In a Facebook post, Rev. C. Andrew Doyle stated that Rev. Steven Balke noticed "immediate damage when he arrived at the church this morning observing blown out windows, traces of the detonated package, and holes in the walls."
Beaumont Police stated that they "do not have a suspicious package" and are investigating "suspicious damage" to the church.
All Saints Episcopal School was put on lockdown Wednesday morning, and students were released early in the afternoon.