Man accused of killing woman in front of kids

March 23, 2008 7:24:52 AM PDT
A man is accused of shooting and killing his girlfriend right in front of their two children.It happened last night in east Harris County on the woman's birthday. Police say the boyfriend was driving behind his girlfriend and two children, who were in a separate car.

Officers say the couple started arguing. That's when the boyfriend allegedly pulled out a gun and shot her. Police say the man put the children and his girlfriend's body in his car then drove to his mother's house in east Houston.

Officers say he tried to commit suicide, but his mother stopped him. Police arrested him a short time later.

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