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Two charged in shooting death of Texas man

HOUSTON - Two people have been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a man in Porter, Texas, police say, according to CBS affiliate KHOU.

Investigators said a woman called authorities around 8 a.m. Wednesday after arriving at her house and finding her front door had been forced open. When deputies arrived, they found William Aragon in his bed dead with multiple gunshot wounds to his body.

During the investigation, detectives learned an altercation occurred between the victim and a man identified as Kappy Joe on the morning that the victim's body was found. Detectives obtained a murder warrant for Joe, as well as Derica Shipley, a woman who deputies say was present at the time of the shooting, reports the station.

Joe and Shipley were both arrested around 8 p.m. Wednesday in Atascocita. Two other individuals at the location were arrested on misdemeanor warrants and were not believed to be involved in the murder investigation, according to the station.

Joe and Shipley were booked at the Montgomery County Jail on charges of murder.

Detectives say the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office at 936-760-5876 or Montgomery County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-392-7867.

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