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Man, 30, charged with capital murder

HOUSTON – Prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a sheriff’s deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station.

Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman identified the man as Shannon J. Miles, who had a previous record including charges of resisting arrest and trespassing. He is charged with killing Darren Goforth, 47, a 10-year veteran of the force.

Goforth said the...


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