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Botham Jean’s neighbor, a key witness in Amber Guyger trial, shot to death in Dallas


October 6, 2019

A key witness in Amber Guyger’s murder trial was shot and killed Friday evening at an apartment complex near Dallas’ Medical District, authorities said. Joshua Brown, a neighbor of Botham Jean’s and Guyger at the South Side Flats apartments, was slain about 10:30 p.m. in the 4600 block of Cedar Springs Road. Brown, 28, lived across the hall from Jean and testified …

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1 Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting in Carrollton


October 6, 2019

A 33-year-old man is dead after an officer-involved shooting Saturday at a gas station in Carrollton, police say. The shooting happened at a RaceTrac in the 1700 block of Frankford Road, Carrollton police said. Officers responded to a 911 call for a man slumped over in a vehicle with a gun, police said. Police said they tried to wake the …

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Harris County murder suspect arrested on robbery charge in connection with carjacking


October 6, 2019

One person was injured in a shooting involving a Mesquite police officer after a car chase ended in Dallas Saturday afternoon, police say. The shooting happened at about 3:48 p.m. Saturday in the 6000 block of Lovett Avenue, according to the Dallas Police Department. Police said Mesquite police were chasing a reported stolen vehicle, when the driver crossed into Dallas …

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Alleged Texas Syndicate gang member from Richmond arrested on drug charges


October 6, 2019

An alleged Texas Syndicate gang member from Richmond was recently arrested on felony drug-related charges following an investigation by the Fort Bend County Narcotics Task Force. Court documents state the investigation was launched last May after detectives received a tip that Steven Morales Esparza, 41, was allegedly selling crack cocaine in the Rosenberg area and from his Richmond home. Based …

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Woman killed in Aldine mobile home fire


October 6, 2019

A woman died early Friday after a fire broke out at a mobile home in the Aldine area, authorities say. Crews were alerted to the fire shortly before 4 a.m. in the 1500 block of Mooney Road, just off the Hardy Toll Road north of downtown Houston. Early on, they learned there was possibly someone trapped inside The first-arriving firefighters …

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Security guard shot at illegal gambling club in southwest Houston


October 6, 2019

A security guard is in critical condition after a shooting in an illegal gambling room in southwest Houston, police say. The victim was working security at the unmarked business in the 9900 block of Fondren when shots rang out around 8:30 p.m., according to Houston Police Department Det. S. Ragsdale. It is unclear what led to the gunfire There could …

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Father calls 911 after son shot, killed in northeast Houston


October 6, 2019

A father called 911 early Friday morning telling police his son had been shot dead inside a car in northeast Houston. This shooting happened shortly before 5 a.m. in the 13200 block of Granada Street, just east of Uvalde Road. Paramedics rushed to the neighborhood and pronounced the man dead, police say Police are working to develop suspects, although officers …

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Man dies after crashing truck head-on into tree in east Houston


October 6, 2019

A man died Friday morning after crashing his pickup truck into a tree in east Houston. The man, 62, was southbound in the 2200 block of Waco Street when he veered off the road and into the center grassy median dividing the northbound and southbound lanes, police said. He slammed into a tree, which wrapped the front end of the …

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Man arrested after incident in Cloverleaf; no shots fired at deputy


October 6, 2019

A man was arrested Friday morning after an incident that began with a call of a suspicious vehicle in the Cloverleaf area and reports that a gunman fired in the direction of a Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputy. No shots were fired in the incident in the 13400 block of Castilian Drive, near Uvalde Road, authorities now say. Deputies responded …

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