Mom holding baby and gun threatens to blow up church before tackled by congregants

www.christianpost.com | 4/23/2019 | Staff
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A former part-time NBC 7 producer, mother of two and Navy veteran threatened to blow up a San Diego church while armed with a handgun and holding a 10-month-old baby during an Easter Sunday service before she was tackled by congregants.

San Diego police, told KGTV that the incident happened just after 12 p.m. at 4350 Mt. Everest Blvd. at Tsidkenu Church, a non-denominational church on the property of Mt. Everest Academy.

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Police said that the woman, identified as Anna Conkey, 31, walked into the church with the handgun and her 10-month-old baby, then made the threat to blow up the church while on the stage.

"The female walked up on stage and made threats that she was going to blow up the church while waving the handgun," officials said.

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"She was saying craziness about the rapture not being real and everyone going to ****," one witness reported.

David Michael Miller, another witness and member of the U.S. Army who was part of the team that tackled Conkey and held her until police arrived, told NBC 7 that she pointed the gun at the congregation, herself and at her baby as others tried to approach her.

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“She was being very apprehensive, pointing the gun at them, pointing the gun at her baby, saying 'Don't come closer, don't come any closer,'" Miller said.

The news network also reported that minutes before the incident they were sent an email from an account with the name "Anna Conkey” with a news tip about what happened.

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"There’s a woman claiming to be the messiah, saying she was sent to blow up the foundation of the Church—she’s got a gun and a child is involved. Address is 4350 Mount Everest Blvd San Diego, CA 92117. There’s about 70 people in the auditorium of the school where the church service is held," the message...
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