Man accused of killing two while they slept in north Houston


Police were called to the home on Neyland at Rogers at around 5:30am Wednesday. They say Desi Thomas, 32, was involved in an earlier altercation with Frankie Cooper at the home. Police say Cooper told Thomas not to return to the residence because he was causing trouble.

Thomas returned a short time later while Cooper and three other persons were sleeping inside the residence. Thomas shot three of the individuals inside the residence, according to police.

Cooper, 57, died at the scene. A second shooting victim, identified as 20-year-old Dan Thomas, was pronounced dead at Ben Taub Hospital overnight. Another male, 21, suffered an unknown injury and was treated and released from the hospital.

Desi Thomas is charged with murder in the 179th State District Court.

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