Suspect in sisters' deaths charged in New Year's Eve killing

8 months 3 weeks 2 days ago Wednesday, February 05 2020 Feb 5, 2020 February 05, 2020 11:47 AM February 05, 2020 in News - AP Texas Headlines

COMMERCE, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a 21-year-old man arrested on a capital murder charge in the fatal shooting this week of two sisters at a university dormitory in Texas has been charged in the fatal shooting of a man on New Year's Eve. Jacques Dshawn Smith was arrested Tuesday in the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Abbaney Matts, who authorities believe was his ex-girlfriend, and her sister, 19-year-old Deja Matts, on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce. Police in Denton said Wednesday that Smith was one of three men charged with capital murder in the Dec. 31 shooting of Steven Daniels.

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