Suspected gunman charged in couple's death in SE Houston

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Patrick Denton is accused of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend and another man.

Charges have been filed against a man suspected in the fatal shooting of two people in southeast Houston.

Patrick Denton, 48, is charged in the capital murder of his ex-girlfriend, Tina Carter, 38, and Nicholas Copeland, 27.

Both were killed around 5am Monday at a home on Rosemont Street near Scott Street.

RELATED: Search underway for suspect in deadly double shooting

Witnesses say they saw Denton enter the home where the couple was fatally shot.

Denton is accused of then fleeing the scene.

If you have any information on Denton's whereabouts, you can make an anonymous tip to 713-222-TIPS.
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