Texas HS football player charged with murder

Texas HS football player charged with murder

Senior running back JaKyle Harris, 18, was one of three people arrested following a shooting early Sunday morning at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall at the Fayette County Fairgrounds in La Grange, according to a news release issued by the La Grange Police Department.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on October 29, 2013 at 4:07 PM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 29 at 4:07 PM

LA GRANGE, Texas – A Weimar High School football player was charged with first-degree murder on Monday.

Senior running back JaKyle Harris, 18, was one of three people arrested following a shooting early Sunday morning at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall at the Fayette County Fairgrounds in La Grange, according to a news release issued by the La Grange Police Department.

Harris was charged with shooting 19-year-old Dustin Donovan Smith.

Smith suffered a shotgun wound to the back and died at St. Mark's Medical Center. Harris is also charged with shooting Quinton Harris, of Sealy, in the arm, according to the release.

Police did not release the details of what led to the shooting.

Harris is in custody at the Fayette County Jail. His bond was set at $750,000.

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