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Posted: Jul 6, 2014 2:31 AM

Updated: Jul 6, 2014 2:31 AM

HOUSTON (AP) Authorities say six people have been injured at a Houston music festival. Police spokeswoman Jodi Silva says witnesses told officers a man opened fire yesterday morning on a crowd of thousands of people inside an arena at the Houston Caribbean Festival. Silva says four men were shot and two other people were hurt in the panic that ensued.

DALLAS (AP) Actor Columbus Short has been arrested in Dallas for public intoxication. Police say the 31-year-old Short was arrested yesterday morning at the Katy Trail Ice House. In May, Short pleaded not guilty to felony battery for a fight that seriously injured a man at a California restaurant.

FRISCO, Texas (AP) North Texas authorities are investigating a zip line accident in which an 8-year-old girl fell 20 feet to the ground. Frisco police say the girl fell from the zip line at the city's annual Freedom Fest on Friday. Authorities say the girl was airlifted to a nearby hospital, where she was in stable condition.

KILLEEN, Texas (AP) Authorities in Killeen are investigating the cause of death of a woman who was found inside a smoke-filled motel room. Police say fire officials were called to the Palace Inn yesterday and motel employees used a passkey to enter the woman's room. Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke pronounced the 25-year-old woman dead at the scene.

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