A Brooklyn Bishop by the name of Lamor Whitehead and his wife were robbed at gunpoint during his church service while also live streaming.
According to reports, the armed suspects got away with $400k worth of jewelry. The robbery occurred at the Leaders of Tomorrow International Ministries church in Canarsie, Brooklyn.
Bishop Whitehead got on Instagram live to address the situation. He explains what happened from his perspective. He says, “when I seen them come into the sanctuary with their guns, I told everyone to get down,” he said. “I didn’t know if they wanted to shoot the church up or if they were just coming for a robbery,” the Bishop added.
The video of the incident immediately went viral on social media. The Bishop says he, his family and the churchgoers are traumatized. “The women and children that was in my church, my daughter, she’s traumatized right now. She’s not even talking,” Whitehead said.
50 Cent, who the Bishop says is a good friend of his- shared his sentiment on the situation. 50 writes via Instagram, “mean while back in New York, they robbing the church while it’s in service.” He continued, “Bishop now you know damn well, you can’t do this in Brooklyn if you ain’t smacking sh*t” referring to the well-known Bishop riding around in a Rolls Royce’s, with a lot of jewlry on.