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Texas Teenager Accused Of Fatally Shooting Man Who Swung His Cane At Him During Altercation, Police Say

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Source: Houston Police Department; UNSPLASH

May 20 2022, Published 8:40 a.m. ET

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A teenager with a group of kids that allegedly harassed a Houston man is accused of shooting him when the confrontation appeared to be ending, authorities said.

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Shortly after 8 p.m. on May 9, Anthony Green, 49, was involved in a physical altercation with two boys, ages 16 and 18, as well as four girls, ages 14 to 16, police said, KPRC-TV reported.

According to Houston police officers, Green used his cane to swat at the teenagers in an attempt to get them to move on.

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As the group began to walk away from him, police said, the 18-year-old, Henry Isaiah, allegedly turned back around and fired a gun at Green, striking the man in the chest.

Green was rushed to an area hospital and pronounced dead from his injuries.

Police said officers located the shooting suspect on May 17, and he fled but was taken into custody without incident a short time later.

Isaiah allegedly was found to be in possession of a loaded pistol, according to authorities.

Police said they currently have not filed against the other five teenagers involved in the alleged confrontation.


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