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Police In Texas Search For, Capture Gunman Accused Of Killing 3 People In Less Than An Hour

HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Police began searching Wednesday night for a man suspected of fatally shooting three people during the span of less than an hour at separate locations in Houston. It was hours later, and after a short police chase, when 35-year-old Joshua Kelsey was captured.

Kelsey was arrested on the Southwest Freeway in Sugar Land. According to police, he was driving a car stolen from the scene of the first slaying. Houston PD Executive Assistant Chief Troy Finner said the shootings appear to be drug-related.


The first shooting happened about 8:15 p.m. and left one man dead and another person injured, Finner said. The gunman then forced his way into a home several miles away and fatally shot a 60-year-old man.

Kelsey is then believed to have driven to another house around 9 p.m. and fatally shooting a man there.

The names of the dead have not been released.

(© Copyright 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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