Man accused of murdering Michigan security guard caught in Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A man accused of shooting a Michigan security guard in a dispute over wearing a face mask was captured 1,300 miles away in Houston earlier this week.

Larry Teague, 44, was arrested Thursday near a Studio 6 motel where he was staying in west Houston.

Genesee County authorities said Ramonyea Bishop, 23, was taken into custody in Michigan.

The men and Sharmel Teague, the wife of Larry Teague, are charged with first degree murder in the May 1 shooting of Calvin Munerlyn at a Family Dollar store in Flint.

Munerlyn was shot at the store just north of downtown Flint a short time after telling Sharmel Teague's daughter she had to leave because she lacked a mask, according to Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton.

Teague argued with Munerlyn, 43, before leaving. Two men later came to the store and allegedly shot the security guard to death.

Bishop's sister, Brya Bishop, was previously charged with tampering with evidence, lying to police and being an accessory to a felony. Leyton has said she "attempted to shield" family members.

During a news conference, Leyton said two other people, Laura Ann Mitchell, 44, and Terrence Devon Findley, 43, were arrested in Houston and charged with helping Teague flee to Texas and elude police.

Mitchell and Findley rented a car in Michigan, drove Teague to Texas, bought him clothing at a Walmart and rented him a motel room, Leyton said.

Teague and the two accused accomplices were booked into the Harris County Jail. They're expected to be extradited to Michigan.

U.S. Marshal T. Michael O'Connor of the southern district of Texas released the following statement in regards to the arrest:

"The U.S. Marshals network is far reaching. When someone flees to the state of Texas on a case like this, our task force is always ready to relentlessly pursue violent criminals. You can run, but you can't hide. I'm proud of our team's effort and this arrest is a great example of the coordination of all our task force partner agencies."

The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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