Deputies shoot suspect while serving warrant in the Heights

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Neighbors in the heights are stunned after gunshots rang while police were serving a warrant for a wanted man.

While serving a warrant in the Heights, deputies fatally shot a suspect, Houston police confirmed.


The shooting happened just minutes before 11 a.m. in the 700 block of East 12 1/2 Street.

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While serving a warrant in the Heights, deputies fatally shot a suspect, Houston police confirmed.



The suspect, identified by sources as Nowy Angel Duron, 29, had several felony warrants. Duron walked out the back door of the home with a gun, according to Houston police. They say he refused orders to drop the weapon, and was shot. Duron died at the scene.

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Police say he was shot by two deputies assigned to the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force, a division of the US Marshal's Office.



Duron had a criminal history, the included burglary, evading arrest, and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, among other charges.
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