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Police: Texarkana man fatally shot during apartment break-in

1 year 11 months 1 week ago Saturday, November 09 2019 Nov 9, 2019 November 09, 2019 3:29 PM November 09, 2019 in News - AP Texas Headlines

TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - Police say a 29-year-old man has died after being shot by someone who broke into his apartment in Texarkana, Texas, less than one mile (1.6 kilometer) west of the Texas-Arkansas state line.

Texarkana, Texas, police spokesman Shawn Vaughn said in a news release that Craig Garner died at a hospital where he was taken following the shooting shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday.

Vaughn said officers called to the apartment found Garner wounded near the bedroom inside the apartment with a gunshot wound.

Police say the victim's wife told officers that she and Garner were awakened by someone kicking at the door of the apartment, and Garner was shot after getting up to investigate the noise.

Vaughn said there have been no arrests in the shooting.

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