HCSO: Man shoots, kills man during argument at Crosby home

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on January 31, 2014 at 7:43 PM

Updated Saturday, Feb 1 at 11:59 AM

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CROSBY, Texas – One man was found dead and another man is in custody after a fatal shooting Friday afternoon in northeast Harris County, deputies said.

According to Harris County Sheriff’s Office Homicide investigators, there was a verbal altercation around 5 p.m. at a residence, located in the 13000 block of Bohemian Hall Road.

During the altercation, the suspect, Mickey Johnston, 33, threatened the victim, Bruce Wagner, 48 with a sword, investigators said. Wagner pulled a handgun and warned Johnston to drop his weapon.

The victim then fired a warning shot into the air, deputies said. Johnston then retreated into his home and returned with a rifle.

The suspect then approached Wagner again and opened fire, investigators said. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Johnston faces a murder charge stemming from the fatal shooting and remains in custody at this time, deputies said.

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